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Aaron S. Farberg, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

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.

Latest by Aaron S. Farberg, M.D.

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Diagnosis

When It's Not Just HS

It's hard enough having one chronic illness, let alone multiple. But for many people with hidradenitis suppurative, that's exactly what they face. Get the details on the most common conditions that cluster with HS.

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Diagnosis

The Dangers of HS Misdiagnosis

Doctors and patients easily miss hidradenitis suppurativa, but the sooner this painful skin condition’s diagnosed, the sooner you can relieve your suffering.

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Treatment

The New Psoriasis Guidelines That May Finally Get You the Treatment You Need

A new, simplified method of grading psoriasis severity proves that when it comes to treating chronic skin conditions one size does not fit all.

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Symptoms

Let's Talk About the Signs and Symptoms of Psoriasis

Skin freaking out? We've got the doctor-vetted details to help you determine if you've got the skin condition psoriasis.

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Symptoms

9 Sneaky Signs You May Have Psoriasis

How can you tell if the thick red, scaly, itchy patches of skin appearing on your body are signs of psoriasis? The signs can be sneaky. We help you figure it all out.

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Advocacy

Want More Psoriatic Disease Research? Here's How to Advocate to Congress

Psoriasis advocate Sabrina Skiles shares how to prepare, what not to do, and how to make the most of your time on Capitol Hill.

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Symptoms

How Skin and Mood Are Linked

Did you know skin health is connected to our mood? Learn about the fascinating link between your skin, the nervous system, and mood disorders.

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Myths

9 Stupid Things People Say About Psoriasis

Whether they're said out of love or just being rude, many comments about psoriasis are stupid and inaccurate. Read some of the worst I've heard over the years.

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Risk Factors

Thyroid, Psoriasis, and Psoriatic Arthritis: How Autoimmune Conditions Are Related

Why does having psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis also raise your risks for thyroid conditions? Find out how these autoimmune conditions are related.

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Nutrition

Is Your New Diet Making Your Psoriasis Worse?

No sugar. Low carb. All the fat! Whether these eating edicts work on whittling your waist or not, there's evidence that certain diets can start (or stop) a psoriasis flare.