About Dr. Halperin

Dr. Peter Halperin is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Laser Surgeon, specializing in Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology. Practicing Dermatology over 25 years, his experience and dedication result in optimal care and support for his patients.

Education and Training

  • Brandeis University, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • New York University Medical School, M.D.
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine,  Internal Medicine Internship
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency
  • Weill Cornell Medical College, Dermatology Residency (Chief Resident)

Current Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Dermatology Consultant, Hospital for Special Surgery, NYC
  • NY City Honorary Police Surgeon
  • NY State Trooper Surgeon

American Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Doctors, New York Magazine, 2017
  • Best Doctors, Castle Connolly, 2017
  • America's Most Honored Professionals, American Registry, 2017
  • America's Top Dermatologists, Consumers Research Council of America, 2017
  • America's Top Physicians, Consumers Research Council of America, 2017
  • "Excellence in Teaching Award" Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Past President and Board Member, Dermatologic Society of Greater New York
  • Past Treasurer, Admissions and Board Member, Noah Worcester Dermatologic Society
  • Past Vice-Chair Dermatology Foundation Leaders Society, New York State
  • NY Scholarship Awardee, World Congress on Dermatology, New York

Teaching, Presentations and Research

  • Weill Cornell Medical College Associate Professor teaching Dermatology Residents and Medical Students
  • Presented Original Scientific Research at the American Academy of Dermatology, World Congress of Dermatology and Noah Worcester Dermatological Society.
  • Over 50 Lectures Nationally to Doctors on Skin Cancer Treatment, Hair Growth and Nail Fungus
  • Conducted Research on cutting edge dermatological advancements such as:
  • Propecia for Men's Hair Growth
  • Use of a novel Light Source to Stimulate Hair Growth
  • Anti-Viral Therapy for treatment of Herpes and Shingles virus infections

Honors, Membership and Features

Our Location

115 East 61st St, Suite 2E New York, NY 10065