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Authors > Mark G. Lebwohl, MD

Mark G. Lebwohl, MD is the Sol and Clara Kest Professor and Chairman of Dermatology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He is a co-author of the highly regarded and award-winning text, Treatment of Skin Disease, 3rd Edition.

After graduating summa cum laude from Columbia College in 1974, Dr. Lebwohl received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1978. He completed residencies in internal medicine and dermatology, both at Mount Sinai, and he is board certified in internal medicine and dermatology.

Dr. Lebwohl has served as president of the New York Dermatological Society, the Manhattan Dermatologic Society, and the New York State Society of Dermatology, and as chairman of the Dermatology Section of the New York Academy of Medicine. He has also served as chairman of the Psoriasis Task Force of the American Academy of Dermatology, and has directed the AAD’s annual Psoriasis Symposium, Diagnostic Update Symposium, and Therapeutics Symposium.

Dr. Lebwohl is chairman of the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation. He is the founding editor of Psoriasis Forum as well as medical editor of the bulletin of the National Psoriasis Foundation, Psoriasis Advance. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and is editor of the Dermatology Section of Scientific American Medicine, now called ACP Medicine. Dr. Lebwohl has chaired numerous symposia and has written or edited several books which have been translated into numerous foreign languages. He has authored or co-authored over 500 publications including articles, chapters, and abstracts.

Dr. Lebwohl’s clinical interests include actinic keratosis, CTCL/mycosis fungoides, cutaneous lymphoma, eczema, pruritus, psoriasis, skin cancer, and vitiligo, and he is actively involved in clinical trials of many new dermatologic treatments.

Dr. Lebwohl has been the recipient of numerous awards including the President’s Volunteer Service Award, the American Academy of Dermatology Bronze Award, Best Teacher and Mentor of the Millenium Award (from dermatology residents at Mount Sinai), and  Presidential Citation form the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Lebwohl has also been named a Best Doctor in New York magazine and listed in Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors.