Lawrence Jaeger, MD
After graduating with honors from Rutgers University, Dr Lawrence Jaeger was awarded an academic scholarship to pursue his medical studies in Kirsksville Missouri. After graduating Medical school, Dr. Jaeger decided to return home to New York to complete his internship in medicine and surgery at Saint Vincent/ Saint Claire's Medical Center. He was awarded a 4 year dermatology residency program at Saint Barnabas Hospital Center, one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City where he became Chief Resident. After completion of his residency, Dr Jaeger was asked to remain on staff as Director of Dermatologic Surgery in charge of teaching the residents new dermatologic surgical techniques.
Dr. Jaeger founded Advanced Dermatology Associates over 26 years ago and still remains it's medical director today, where it has grown to become the leading provider of medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology in the New York metropolitan area. As a board certified dermatologist with over 26 years of experience, Dr Jaeger specializes in all aspects of dermatology, but focuses on cosmetic dermatologic surgery in the Manhattan facility. He is a fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, The American Phlebology Society, American Academy of Dermatology, The American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Association.
When Larry finds time for relaxation, he can often be found on the ski trails with his wife and two sons or tinkering around and restoring vintage Motorcycles alongside his two goldendoodles; Ziggy and Duncan.
"I feel so lucky that I get to spend my days interacting with such an amazing group of people. Both our patients and team members are just incredible!!!!"
Kenneth Bloom, MD
Dr. Kenneth Bloom returned to the New York metropolitan area and joined Advanced Dermatology Associates in 2015 after having practiced at the University of Minnesota and in private practice as a pediatric and general dermatologist for 25 years. He is originally from the Detroit metropolitan area. He went to to the University of Michigan for his undergraduate degree and Wayne State University School of Medicine. He then completed full residencies in Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD and the State University of NY in Syracuse, and Dermatology at New York Medical College. He is been board certified in both fields. He was active and instrumental in the formation of the pediatric dermatology subspecialty board by the American Board of Dermatology and was one of the first certified.
"I love practicing dermatology at Advanced Dermatology Associates because it integrates my training and passion for treating patients of all ages (infants through adults) with medical and surgical dermatology needs. The smiles are so rewarding. "
Zac Handler, MD
Zac Handler, M.D. is a board-certified academic dermatologist and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Handler is also an assistant clinical professor in dermatology at Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School and New York Medical College. He has worked for the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and has been a medical volunteer at both the Indianapolis 500 and Nebraska Special Olympics.
"It's a wonderful feeling to visualize the resolution of a condition that a patient has struggled with for decades, and see a smile return to their face as their quality of life improves."
Jim Icken, MD
Dr. Jim Icken has practiced dermatology as a Board Certified dermatologist for over 30 years and has practiced in Wisconsin, California, New Mexico and now in New York City. He was born and raised in Vermont and received his medical degree from the University of Vermont but Jim's predecessors were all raised in the New York metropolitan area and he is so happy to live in the city he has always wanted to call him. Jim did his dermatology training at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is also a Board Certified family physician and practiced that specialty for 10 years before pursuing his dermatology training. Advanced Dermatology Associates is so happy to welcome Dr. Icken into the "ADA Family" and excited for him to be able to bring his vast experience in medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology to our patients.
"I enjoy helping people with skin conditions as much now as I did when I started doing this 30 years. It's a pleasure providing care to our patients at ADA. "
Daniel Lebovits, PA
Daniel Lebovits, our Chief Dermatology Physician Assistant has been with Advanced Dermatology Associates for 19 years. Daniel graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. in Communications prior to continuing his education at the highly acclaimed State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he earned his degree of Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, graduating Cum Laude.
Dan is board certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed to practice in the state of New York. His professional affiliations include the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, where he has earned the designation of Fellow.
"I love being able to help people and be able to see tangible results, quite often in a short period of time."
Paul Benites, PA
Paul Benites, PA-C is a licensed and certified physician assistant, a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the New York Society of Dermatology Physician Assistant and is board certified through the NCCPA.
Paul was born and raised in New York City and speaks fluent Spanish. He graduated from St. John's University and St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center in 2001 before beginning his career. After a 10-year tenure in Emergency Medicine, Paul transitioned to Dermatology. He provides a wide range of dermatological care, such as skin cancer screening and treatment, cosmetic dermatology, and surgical excisions. He has successfully treated both pediatric and adult patients of all skin types and concerns..
Matthew Hislop, PA
Mr. Matthew Hislop is a board-certified physician assistant who completed his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Massachusetts. He is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport Physician Assistant Institute where he earned his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. Matthew is board certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants and an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Matthew joined Advanced Dermatology in 2016 and since has become an integral part of the team, possessing an outstanding skillset for examining, diagnosing, and treatment of various skin conditions, as well as performing minor surgical techniques. He is passionate about providing general medical dermatology care to his patients of all ages, race, and walks of life. Matthew is a warm and communicative provider who takes pride in empowering his patients through education. Matthew has also completed advanced training in cosmetic dermatology, including injectables and fillers.
"The look on my patient's faces when they are able to regain confidence in themselves and their skin is both rewarding and fulfilling."
Moises Acevedo, PA
Moises Acevedo began his medical career working as a 911 FDNY Paramedic and was on active duty for over 7 years saving many lives and helping many in dire situations. He had a desire to continue to serve his community and decided to attend the Sophie Davis School of Bio-Medicine at City College in hopes to become a Physician Assistant. After graduating at the top of his class in 2013, he quickly found himself working in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine in clinics across Queens and at Northwell Hospital of Forest Hills. He later went on to extend his knowledge in medicine by training in Orthopedics and Pain Management.
"Working here at ADA provides me the gratification of working with a well rounded staff and working with patients that are diverse in age and culture. I could not put into words how rewarding it truly is when I see a patient's skin condition resolve and the smile on their face."
Artur Yusupov, PA
Artur Yusupov is a certified physician assistant, specializing In medical and cosmetic dermatology. He received his Masters degree for physician assistant studies from Touro College where he received honors for graduating at the top of his class.
He currently treats all medical dermatologic conditions and performs various cosmetic procedures, such as Botox, fillers, laser therapy, microneedling, and laser procedures.
He is a member of the Academy of physician assistants and Society of dermatology physician assistants.
"I love working in dermatology because there is never a dull moment. In any given day, I may be examining an infant one moment, performing skin cancer biopsy on a senior citizen the next, and then injecting Botox in an aspiring model later on."
Angela Libranti, PA
Angela Libranti is a licensed and board-certified Physician Assistant serving patients throughout New York City at Advanced Dermatology Associates. She provides a wide variety of medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology services and is highly experienced in the treatment of all skin, hair and nail conditions as well as all skin growths.
"I love being a part of the Advanced Dermatology Associates team and helping our patients look and feel their best. I could not imagine doing anything else!! "
Michael David, PA
Michael David graduated Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt with honors completing extensive training in medicine and surgery. after moving to New York, he went on to attended The Physician Assistants Program at York College, City University of New York where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Mike is a board certified physician assistant, certified through the National Commission of Certification of Physicians Assistants with over 20 years experience in the field of medicine.
He is very skilled and knowledgeable in general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and treats every patient like family. We are honored to have Mike as a valued member of the Advanced Dermatology team.