Mohs Surgeons


Edward B. Desciak, M.D.

Dr. Edward B. Desciak, M.D. is a specialist in the surgical treatment of skin cancer including Mohs Micrographic surgery.

Dr. Desciak is a fellow of the American Board of Dermatology and has completed a fellowship in dermatologic surgery approved by the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery. He received extensive training in dermatologic surgery under Yehuda D. Eliezri, M.D., and in the Department of Dermatology at Columbia University. He completed his medical degree and dermatology residency at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.

Dr. Desciak is an active clinical researcher and is the author of several publications in the field of dermatologic surgery. He has presented at the national meetings of The American Academy of Dermatology, The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology. He is a faculty member at New York Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University where he participates in resident education.

 

Dr. Yehuda Eliezri

Yehuda Eliezri, M.D.

Dr. Yehuda Eliezri, M.D., is a specialist with extensive experience in surgical treatment of skin cancer, including Mohs Micrographic surgery.

After earning his medical degree at the University of Western Ontario in Canada in 1976, Dr. Eliezri trained in Internal Medicine for 2 years before doing his dermatology residency at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital in Ohio. He then completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic surgery, laser surgery, and dermatologic surgery at the University of Tennessee Medical school.

Dr. Eliezri is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Mirographic Surgery. He was the Director of the Surgical Unit of the Department of Dermatology at Columbia from 1983-1998. Dr. Eliezri is currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where he participates in resident education.