Doris Day, MD
Meet Doris Day, MD
Doris Day, MD, is a board certified dermatologist who specializes in laser, cosmetic and surgical dermatology on the Upper East Side in New York City. Her private practice includes national and international celebrities. Dr. Day is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and is a clinical associate professor of dermatology at the New York University Langone Medical Centers where she was presented with the award for Dedication and Excellence in the Teaching of Dermatology.

Dr. Day is a highly respected and sought-after media personality in the area of cosmetic dermatology. She also lectures regularly nationally and internationally both to her peers and to the public on cosmetic techniques. She has written and spoken extensively in this area and is a frequent guest expert for Good Morning America and The View, and has had several appearances on 20/20 including a Barbara Walters Special on rejuvenation, CNN, the Today Show, The Rachael Ray Show, The Katie Couric Show, Bethenny, and other television, news and internet events, and is frequently quoted in major women’s magazines including InStyle, Allure, Vogue, Glamour, W, and Cosmopolitan.

Dr. Day is a member of many relevant national and international organizations including the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology, Women’s dermatologic society, NY State Dermatology Society, New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society and is a recent inductee into the American Honors Society of Dental and Facial Aesthetics. She has also served on medical advisory boards and training panels for Allergan, Valeant, Galderma, Merz and others and she teaches other physicians the art and techniques of soft tissue fillers, laser treatments and facial rejuvenation.

She is author of two books, Forget the Facelift: Turn Back the Clock with Dr. Day’s Revolutionary Four-Step Program for Ageless Skin (Avery/Penguin Publishers), and 100 Questions and Answers about Acne (Jones and Bartle Publishers) and she has completed a clinical monograph titled Understanding Hyperpigmentation. She is also a freelance journalist for several medical and other scientific and internet publications, and is a talk show host for Doctor Radio, on SiriusXM 81, with her own bi-monthly two hour live dermatology call-in radio show, which won the American Academy of Dermatology 2010 Golden Triangle Award for Media Excellence. She is listed in the Doctors Who’s Who, and has won awards for her work in laser research. 

After graduating from Columbia University with a degree in English, she completed her masters in journalism and science writing at New York University and earned her MD at Downstate Medical School in New York. She completed her residency in dermatology at Cornell University College of Medicine with the title of Chief Resident. She is a devoted wife and mother of two college children, loves traveling, reading and spending time with her family.
My Team

June 2015
New York Times: New York Super Doctors 2015

January 2015
JDD Award for Outstanding Leadership in Promoting the Field of Dermatology

June 2014
New York Times: New York Super Doctors 2014

June 2013
New York Times: New York Super Doctors 2013

January 2010
American Academy of Dermatology Golden Triangle Award for Media Excellence

June 2009
Botox Cosmetic Express Success program with Vanessa Williams and Dress for Success
*National Medical Spokesperson

January 2005
W Magazine
Profile on Top Aesthetic Doctors

October 2001
Vogue Magazine
Rising Star in Dermatology

May 2000
New York University Medical Center Award for Dedication and Excellence in the Teaching of Dermatology

March 2000
Doctors Who’s Who
The Definitive guide to doctors and health care information

February 1998
CO2 Laser: A Novel Approach to the treatment of Psoriasis
Greater NY Dermatology Society, Competition- Winner

July 1995-June 1998
Residency: Dermatology
Cornell University/ The New York Hospital
Chief Resident
Director, Academic Activities

July 1994-June 1885
Residency: Internal Medicine
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York

July 1992-June 1993
Internship: Internal Medicine
New York University/ Bellevue Hospital

School Brooklyn, New York:  M.D.
Graduation: June, 1992

School Science and Environmental Reporting Program New York, New York:   M.A. JOURNALISM Certificate: SCIENCE WRITING
Graduation: June, 1988

New York, New York   B.A. ENGLISH
Graduation: June, 1984

High School New York, New York
Graduation: June, 1980