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Jesse M. Lewin, MD

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Clinical Expertise

  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Surgical Dermatology

Education & Training

  • MD, New York University School of Medicine
  • Internship: New York University Medical Center
  • Residency: New York University Langone Medical Center
  • Fellowship: New York University Langone Medical Center

Honors & Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society (President)

About Jesse Lewin


Jesse M. Lewin, MD is a fellowship-trained Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic surgeon and is an expert in the treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Early-stage Melanomas, and rare skin tumors in high-risk patients. His goal is to provide patients with the highest standard of medical care and compassionate treatment while preserving their quality of life and experience. Dr. Lewin is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology in the Columbia University Department of Dermatology where he teaches Dermatologic Surgery to residents and medical students.

Dr. Lewin graduated magna cum laude from Bates College with departmental honors in anthropology. He went on to attend New York University School of Medicine where he was awarded the prestigious Samuel Spiegel award for academic achievement and was the president of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. Following medical school he completed a residency in dermatology at New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Lewin went on to complete an intensive fellowship in Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic surgery, laser surgery and other cosmetic procedures also at New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Lewin has extensive experience performing facial reconstructive surgery as well as cosmetic procedures such as laser surgery for redness, brown spots, resurfacing/rejuvenation, the use of botulinum toxin for wrinkles, and fillers for facial volume loss and aging.

Dr. Lewin has authored numerous articles and textbook chapters on Mohs micrographic and reconstructive surgery and cutaneous oncology that have been published in the dermatologic surgery, otolaryngology and plastic surgery literature, and is a contributing editor for a handbook of dermatologic surgery.

Dr. Lewin has also lectured at academic conferences and meetings on reconstructive dermatologic surgery and cutaneous oncology. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the Greater New York Dermatologic Society. Dr. Lewin's academic and clinical interests include Mohs micrographic surgery, the surgical and non-surgical treatment of skin cancer, facial reconstructive surgery, minimally invasive cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery, and patient satisfaction.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

American College of Mohs Surgery

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

American Academy of Dermatology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 305-8790.


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

880 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032


Research Interests

  • Cutaneous Oncology
  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Quality improvement and patient safety

Selected Publications

1. Use of Digitally Stained Multimodal Confocal Mosaic Images to Screen for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer.

Mu EW, Lewin JM, Stevenson ML, Meehan SA, Carucci JA, Gareau DS. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Dec 1;152(12):1335-1341. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.2997.


2. An Inferiorly Based Rotation Flap for Defects Involving the Lower Eyelid and Medial Cheek.

Lewin JM, Sclafani AP, Carucci JA. Facial Plast Surg. 2015 Aug;31(4):411-6. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1562879.

PMID: 26372717

3. Advances in the management of basal cell carcinoma.

Lewin JM, Carucci JA. F1000Prime Rep. 2015 May 12;7:53. doi: 10.12703/P7-53. Review.

PMID: 26097726

4. A variant of palpable migratory arciform erythema. Quay ER, Mundi JP, Latkowski JA, Kamino H, Lewin JM.

J Drugs Dermatol. 2014 Oct;13(10):1288-9. PMID: 25607568

5. Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma presenting as an erythematous nodule in a man with lung adenocarcinoma.

Korta DZ, Lewin JM, Meehan SA, Ramachandran SM. J Drugs Dermatol. 2014 Oct;13(10):1277-9. PMID:25607566

6. Nail lichen planus in a patient with alopecia totalis.Ginsberg BA, Yost JM, Lewin J, Hale CS, Meehan SA, Carucci JA, Ramachandran S.

Dermatol Online J. 2014 Dec 16;20(12). pii: 13030/qt4j27v172. Review. PMID: 25526340

7. Vegetative pyoderma gangrenosum. Kim RH, Lewin J, Hale CS, Meehan SA, Stein J, Ramachandran S.

Dermatol Online J. 2014 Dec 16;20(12). pii: 13030/qt6x3826zq. PMID: 25526339

8. New world cutaneous leishmaniasis. Trufant JW, Lewin JM, Hale CS, Meehan SA, Pomeranz MK.

Dermatol Online J. 2014 Dec 16;20(12). pii: 13030/qt6bc5398b.PMID: 25526331

9. Melanoma diagnosed following excision of "dysplastic nevi". Lewin JM, Hale EK. Dermatol Surg. 2015 Jan;41(1):158-9. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000000179. No abstract available.

PMID: 25485801

10. Papular eruption associated with palifermin.Gorcey L, Lewin JM, Trufant J, Meehan SA, McLellan BN.

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Sep;71(3):e101-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.04.006. No abstract available. PMID: 25128120

11. Herpes simplex virus-associated pseudolymphoma. Lewin JM, Farley-Loftus R, Pomeranz MK.

Cutis. 2013 Dec;92(6):E1-2. No abstract available.PMID: 24416749

12. Surgical corner:a poliglecaprone 25-only approach to wound closure:cosmetic and financial advantages.

Lewin JM, Ostad A, Brauer JA. J Drugs Dermatol. 2013 Mar;12(3):341-2. PMID: 23545919

13. Digitate dermatosis (small-plaque parapsoriasis). Lewin J, Latkowski JA. Dermatol Online J. 2012 Dec 15;18(12):3.

PMID: 23286793

14. Hypergammaglobulinemic purpura of Waldenström. Lewin JM, Hunt R, Fischer M, Kamino H, Franks AG Jr. Dermatol Online J. 2012 Dec 15;18(12):2.

PMID: 23286792

15. Erythema multiforme-like drug reaction to sorafenib. Lewin J, Farley-Loftus R, Pomeranz MK. J Drugs Dermatol. 2011 Dec;10(12):1462-3.

PMID: 22134572

16. Surgical smoke and the dermatologist. Lewin JM, Brauer JA, Ostad A. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Sep;65(3):636-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2010.11.017. Review.

PMID: 21550691

17. A critical oversight: an irksome ailment became life-threatening after misdiagnosis. Lewin J, Liang C, Pomeranz M. Am J Obstet Gynecol.

2010 Aug;203(2):188.e1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2010.04.012. No abstract available. PMID: 20510181

18. Percutaneous transcricoid jet ventilation compared with surgical cricothyroidotomy in a sheep airway salvage model.

Manoach S, Corinaldi C, Paladino L, Schulze R, Charchaflieh J, Lewin J, Glatter R, Scharf B, Sinert R. Resuscitation. 2004 Jul;62(1):79-87.

PMID: 15246587