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Jesse M. Lewin, MD

Board Certifications: 
Expertise in: 
Skin Cancer, Mohs Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology, Cancer Care
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Clinical Expertise

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

Dr. Jesse M. Lewin, MD – Dermatologist at ColumbiaDoctors

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


  • Male

Insurance Accepted

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


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


  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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


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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199


  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad


  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care




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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth


  • 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
(212) 305-3625
(212) 795-1859
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032
(212) 305-3625


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