Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, is the Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director of The Skin of Color Center at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt.
Dr. Alexis received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and his Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. He completed his dermatology residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center and a fellowship in dermatopharmacology at New York University School of Medicine.
Dr. Alexis is actively involved in advancing patient care, research, and education pertaining to dermatologic disorders that are prevalent in ethnic skin. He has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has co-edited two text books on dermatology for skin of color. He serves as Chair of the Scientific Meetings Committee of The Skin of Color Society, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation. He has also served as Chair of the Diversity Task Force for the American Academy of Dermatology.