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Aaron S. Farberg, M.D.

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Aaron S. Farberg is currently a dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan where he remained to train in the renowned plastic surgery program. Dr. Farberg then spent a fellowship year focusing on skin cancer in association with the National Society for Cutaneous Medicine and New York University. He has since stayed in New York City for additional residency training in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital.

In addition to treating patients, Dr. Farberg has been a clinical investigator on several studies including FDA clinical trials. He has been recognized with numerous awards and honors; including taking first place on several occasions at regional and national medical conferences. Dr. Farberg has published over 50 articles in professional medical journals and is currently the lead editor for a book on technology in skin cancer. Dr. Farberg is also a consultant dermatologist for the New York Yankees, although he continues to cheer on his hometown Chicago Cubs.

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