Dr. Julie Russak - Dermatologist in New York City

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Meet Dr. Julie Russak

Founder and Medical Director

Julie E. Russak, M.D., FAAD., is a Board Certified Dermatologist, Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and founder of Russak Dermatology Clinic. Dr. Russak has received numerous honors and recognition of her clinical excellence, including being selected as a “New York Super Doctor” by The New York Times. Dr. Russak currently serves as Faculty at Mount Sinai Hospital, where she teaches dermatology residents and medical students. Her clinical interests and expertise extend to many aspects of general, cosmetic and pediatric dermatology, skin cancer and dermatologic surgery. Dr. Julie Russak completed her undergraduate studies at Hunter College with a B.S. Magna Cum Laude in Biological Sciences with Phi Beta Kappa Honors. During her undergraduate tenure, she garnered a prestigious award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for her studies and excellence in genetics and immunology. Dr. Julie Russak attended New York University School of Medicine, graduating with Honors and the prestigious Marion B. Sulzberger Dermatology Award.

Dr. Russak completed her residency training in dermatology at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, where she was appointed to serve as Chief Resident. She continued to expand her extensive research by completing an Oncology Melanoma Fellowship with world-renowned Melanoma expert Dr. Darrell Rigel. In March 2013 she founded her private practice, Russak Dermatology Clinic, located in midtown Manhattan to fulfill her goal of providing comprehensive medical and cosmetic skin care to her patients.

Russak Dermatology Clinic is a state-of-the-art practice providing comprehensive care in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Julie Russak offers the latest cosmetic treatments that require little to no downtime, including injectables, laser rejuvenation, body contouring and an array of noninvasive aesthetic remedies. In order to meet patient demand, Russak+ Aesthetic Center, an extension of Russak Dermatology Clinic, opened in 2015. Under the direction of Dr. Julie Russak and her team of aesthetic medical professionals, the new clinical spa places the utmost emphasis on providing skin care procedures that have been clinically proven to produce quantitative results.

In addition to her excellence as a dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Russak has distinguished herself in the medical community through her clinical research, scientific presentations, publications and aesthetic approach. Patients seek Dr. Russak’s unique 3D Facial Restoration method from all over the world, for a naturally lifted and refreshed look. Dr. Russak is a central resource to the media, including beauty editors, research analysts and journalists.


Meet Dr. Russak’s Expert Team

Madison Martinez Russak+

Madison Martinez Aesthetic Center Manager

Madison Martinez is Russak+ Aesthetic Center’s Manager. Helping guests, managing schedules, and assisting in the execution of marketing initiatives, Madison is an integral member of the team. Having earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Manhattan College, Madison moved straight into a role at Russak Dermatology Clinic following her graduation, quickly gaining more responsibilities and moving up in title.

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Meredith Brown Russak+

Meredith Harris Lead Medical Aesthetician & Laser Specialist

Meredith Harris is a licensed esthetician and certified medical assistant. With five years experience in both cosmetic and medical treatment, Meredith is practiced at addressing and managing skin care concerns over the long term with her patients. She hails from a prestigious Manhattan dermatology office where she exclusively assisted the doctor.

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Whitney Hodnett Russak+

Whitney Hodnett Medical Aesthetician

Whitney is a licensed medical aesthetician and certified laser technician. With 5 years of experience in dermatology and medical spa settings, Whitney is dedicated to helping patients with their concerns and achieving their goals, marrying in-office procedures with at-home maintenance tips to ensure optimal results.

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Christina Biscardi Russak+

Christina Biscardi Medical Aesthetician & Laser Specialist

Christina Biscardi has over 8 years of experience in skincare, and before joining Russak Dermatology, she spent several years working with prestigious dermatologists in Miami. Her professional training and education consists of extensive certifications and courses in both medical and holistic skincare.

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