Board-Certified NYC Dermatologist

dr-jessica-krantDr. Jessica Krant specializes in medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology, including Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery.

After graduating from Harvard College magna cum laude, Dr. Krant attended Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society Honors, receiving both an M.D. and a Master’s Degree in Public Health.

Dr. Krant completed her medicine internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and dermatology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. After completing formal American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) fellowship training, she is now a Fellow of the ACMS.

Dr. Krant is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). She is also the sole Delegate to the American Medical Association representing the ASDS, and participates annually in the AAD’s Washington Legislative Conference, during which invited dermatologists lobby Congress for health system reform.

Dr. Krant serves on the Professional Conduct Committee of the ASDS, the State Policy Committee of the AAD, numerous other professional committees, and is a member of the New York County Medical Society and the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York.

As a dermatologist in New York, Dr. Krant serves on the Medical Council of the Skin Cancer Foundation and is frequently their spokesperson. She has given many local community presentations on skin cancer, sunscreens, and skin health. Dr. Krant attended the AAD’s Leadership Forum, where a select number of invited dermatologists train to become leaders in the field and advance the specialty.

In addition to her work in private practice, Dr. Krant is Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in NYC and has authored textbook chapters as well as journal articles for publication, consulted for industry, and presented at medical conferences. Recently, Dr. Krant has been named to Consumer Reports’ new Medical Advisory Board as their sole dermatologist. Her opinions are quoted in the press and she has been a regular beauty columnist for Consumer’s Union ShopSmart Magazine as well as a contributor to their OnHealth Newsletter. She is the sole dermatology expert for the well-known healthcare website Caring.com and is a member of the Editorial Board of Cureus.com, a new format for the public to have access to peer-reviewed scientific research articles.

Dr. Krant is skilled in medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology. She prides herself on being a comprehensive and caring dermatologist that can care for the whole you. Most major insurance plans including Medicare are accepted. See “Services” for a more detailed listing, and call (212)-488-5599 for more information.