A prominent private practice located in downtown Manhattan, Keris Dermatology specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Founded and directed by Sumayah Jamal, MD, an accomplished researcher and educator in the fields of dermatology and microbiology, Keris Dermatology offers patients the benefit of her expertise. Along with Dr. Jamal, the board-certified dermatologists at Keris Dermatology treat a variety of dermatological conditions, from acne to bacterial infections. Keris Dermatology offers numerous treatments for conditions such as eczema, folliculitis, hair loss, psoriasis, fungal infections, and much more.
Keris Dermatology utilizes state-of-the-art technology to address the medical and cosmetic concerns of patients. In addition, annual skin cancer screenings rank high on the list of important skin care measures recommended by Sumayah Jamal, MD, and her associates. With more than 1 million cases of skin cancer diagnosed annually in America, Dr. Jamal and her Keris Dermatology associates follow the recommendations of American Cancer Society by providing screenings for individuals beginning at age 20 during their in-office consultations. Numerous other procedures are performed in-house by the Keris Dermatology specialists, including skin tightening, broad band light treatments, and Sciton Micro Pulsed 1064 nm Nd YAG treatments. Other popular procedures at Keris Dermatology include laser hair removal, chemical peels, fractionated resurfacing, and other skin enhancement treatments.
The Keris Dermatology associates strive to stay abreast of the latest advances in skin care treatment. Sumayah, Jamal, MD, holds membership in numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Medical Association, the Society for Melanoma Research, the Skin of Color Society, and the Society for Investigative Dermatology.
Keris Dermatology accepts patients by appointment only. The hours of operation vary to accommodate a more flexible schedule for patients. During the week, office hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. The office is also open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays for patient convenience. Additional information on Keris Dermatology and its specialized care can be found on the website, www.kerisderm.com.