"Lauren Penzi, MD, is an experienced dermatologist with the team at MDCS Dermatology: Medical Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Penzi welcomes patients at the practice’s locations in Commack, Plainview, and Hampton Bays, New York.
Dr. Penzi completed her bachelor’s degree in biology and mathematical sciences at Loyola University Maryland, where she graduated summa cum laude. She went on to finish her medical degree at New York Medical College in Valhalla, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. After graduating, Dr. Penzi completed an internal medicine preliminary internship at NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, New York, before pursuing an alopecia clinical and research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She then furthered her training with a dermatology residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Penzi is a member of various academic and professional organizations, including the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society.
In addition to her clinical training, Dr. Penzi has been published in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals and presented her research findings at various medical conferences and additionally has authored a book chapter on emergency dermatology."
"In 2002 renowned board-certified dermatologic surgeon Dr. Snehal Amin and leading board-certified dermatologist Dr. Noah Gratch, teamed up to found MDCS Dermatology: Medical Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery (Formerly - Manhattan Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery), which has since become among the best known and most respected practices for both medical and cosmetic skin care in the country. Located in Upper East Side, Hampton Bays, Commack, Smithtown, Garden City, Plainview and Manhattan, NY, the practice offers patients the most advanced skin treatments, utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art equipment available.
The two have assembled a blue-chip staff of dermatologists, plastic surgeons and estheticians who provide New York City and Long Island patients with expert care for all skin issues. This ranges from skillfully treating skin cancer with the technically sophisticated Mohs surgery to creating and executing customized skin rejuvenation programs.
The practice brings together a roster of top-rated physicians and surgeons from the most prestigious medical institutions in the country.
In addition to amassing a loyal clientele, MDCS’s physicians are frequently sought out by the media for their expertise on skin issues and treatment. Physician’s at the practice have also published numerous scientific papers of their latest discoveries and advancements. "