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dermatologist , Internist , consultant , writer

Nelson Lee Novick, American Dermatologist, internist, writer. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Dermatology, American Board Medical Examiners. Regent's College scholar, 1971, Max and Leah Strauss Fund scholar, 1971, Grand St. Foundation scholar, 1971.


Novick, Nelson Lee was born on June 27, 1949 in Brooklyn. Son of Benjamin and Vivian (Meltzer) Novick.


Bachelor in Biology magna cum laude, Brooklyn College, 1971. Doctor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School Medicine, 1975.


Resident internal medicine Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1975—1978, postgraduate preceptee, 1980—1983, outpatient department clinic chief, dermatology service, 1983—2003, attending, since 2004. Resident Skin and Cancer Unit New York University Medical Center, 1978—1980. Clinical professor Mount Sinai School Medicine, since 2004.

Consultant Westwood-Squibb Skin Care Information Center, Vaseline Intensive Care Research, Bausch & Lomb, Schering-Plough, Sandoz International, Procter & Gamble, Lever-2000, Novartis, Bradley Pharmaceuticals, Merz Pharmaceuticals, Institute for Medical Information, Collagenesis Corporation, PediFix, Biocell Technology Network, others. Skin health and beauty expert, Runner's World Magazine, 2000-2002. Expert consultant Dermatology, Guidelines Expert, Nitron Advisors Healthcare Circle of Experts, since 2003, various medical websites.

Member MSSM speakers bureau, since 2003.


  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Dermatology, American Board Medical Examiners.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Saving Face, Skin Care for Teens, Super Skin, Baby Skin, You Can Do Something About Your Allergies, You Can Look Younger at Any Age, Diseases of the Mucus Membranes, (novel) In the Path of the Wolf, (audiotape series) Keeping That Baby Skin Look, Healthier and Younger-Looking Skin, Lunchtime Beauty Fixes for a Prettier Face, Breathing Easier, Fido, Food and Fumes. Co-author: The External Ear. Reviewer Annals Internal Medicine, Journal American Academy Dermatology, Journal Dermatological Surgery, International Journal Dermatology.

      Editorial advisor Executive Health's Good Health Report, Snyder Communications, Your Baby Wallboard Program. Former medical editor Current Podiatric Medicine, Journal American Analgesia Society, Consumer Research Council America's Guide to America's Top Physicians, 2003, Consumer Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Dermatologists, 2007-2008. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow American College of Physicians (direct election), American Academy Dermatology (Leadership Circuit 2006-2008), American Society Dermatological Surgery, American Academy Cosmetic Surgery, Skin Cancer Foundation (honorary). Member American Medical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Investigative Dermatology, Skin Phototrauma Foundation, International Society for Androgenic Disorders, Skin Cancer Foundation (charter), New York Academy of Sciences, New York County Medical Society, American Society Dermatologic Surgery, American Analgesia Society (past board directors), American Society Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic Surgery (charter), Nature Conservancy, Audubon Society, National Geography Foundation, New York Zoological Society, American Museum Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, National Wildlife Federation, The Wilderness Society, Author's Guild, Author's League American, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Meryl Sohnis, June 20, 1971. Children: Yonatan, Yoel, Ariel, Daniel, Avraham, Shmuel, Yehudah.

Benjamin Novick

Vivian (Meltzer) Novick

Meryl Sohnis

Yonatan Novick

Yoel Novick

Ariel Novick

Daniel Novick

Avraham Novick

Shmuel Novick

Yehudah Novick