Sejal K. Shah, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist in private practice in Manhattan. She practices general and cosmetic dermatology, with a special focus on addressing the unique needs of patients with darker skin types. Dr. Shah specializes in the treatment of skin conditions that are of particular concern to individuals of color, including, African-Americans, Asians, Hispanic and Indian patients.
Dr. Shah graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Alabama. She continued her postgraduate studies at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York where she earned her medical degree. After completing an internship in internal medicine at the St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, she went on to complete a two-year clinical research fellowship at the Skin of Color Center. She subsequently completed her dermatology residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt where she served as chief resident during her senior year.
During her research fellowship and residency training, Dr. Shah has published numerous articles and book chapters and presented at several national and international meetings. Her research interests include skin of color, laser and light-based medicine, and cosmeceuticals.
Dr. Shah is a member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Women’s Dermatologic Society, and the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York.