Dr. Mostow diagnoses and treats medical skin conditions, such as acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, rosacea, skin cancer, and wounds.!

His practice also offers an array of cosmetic dermatology procedures to treat signs of aging skin, acne scars, pigmented lesions and other aesthetic conditions.!

About Eliot N. Mostow, MD

Eliot Mostow, MD is board-certified Akron dermatologist providing medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services to patients at Akron Dermatology.

As a dermatologist, Dr. Mostow received specialty training in the diagnosis, surgery, and treatment of the skin, hair, and nails of adults and children.

Dr. Eliot Mostow is currently Head of the Dermatology Section at Northeast Ohio University College of Medicine (NEOUCOM) and is Assistant Professor Clinical Medicine in the Department of Dermatology at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) College of Medicine.

Dr. Mostow is a frequent contributor to medical publications and a speaker at medical meetings

Professional Organizations

  • Cleveland Dermatological Society, Past-President


  • Residency: University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
  • Internship: Ohio State University Hospital – Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
  • Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Michigan.

Dr. Eliot Mostow completed a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health and a Fellowship in Epidemiology from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Division of Cancer Prevention and Control.


  • Dr Mostow is very caring, smart and easy to talk with

Tips & Wisdom From Eliot N. Mostow, MD

Wart Treatment

Warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) and are contagious. They are spread by skin to skin contact to yourself and others. There are several ways we can effectively treat warts, including...

Bedsore Care & Prevention

At highest risk for decubitus ulcers are those who are immobile and those who are malnourished. A recent study found the incidence of pressure ulcers in the nursing home environment ranges from 3 to 2...

Indoor Tanning Risks (Video)

A study published in March 2014 looked at the association of indoor tanning use and the risk of developing melanoma. It showed that using tanning beds is associated with a subsequent melanoma diagnosi...

Nutritional Supplements for Psoriasis – Effective?

My atients often ask about alternative treatments for psoriasis, including oral vitamin D, vitamin B12, selenium, and omega-3 fatty acids in fish oils, but there are few evidence-based studies to offe...

Acne in Adult Women

A study of acne in adult women showed that acne lesions appeared in the same pattern as seen in teenagers with acne. Over 90% of women with acne had pimples and precursors to pimples on the face. This...

Ivermectin – Medication for Rosacea Type 2 (Bumps&Pimples)

A 2014 study in the 'Journal of Drugs and Dermatology' showed that ivermectin 1% cream is safe and effective for treating the inflammatory lesions (bumps and pimples) of rosacea type 2. It is ...

What are AKs? How to Prevent Them?

You can think of an AK lesion as a marker for an area of the skin that is at higher risk for turning into a skin cancer (primarily squamous cell carcinomas) than the surrounding skin. Studies have pro...

Biologics for the Treatment of Psoriasis

I like to tell my psoriasis patients that we are living in an era that offers alot more effective treatment options for what used to be a huge “hassle” to manage. So called “biologic” therapy ...

Sunscreen tips

I like to take a pragmatic approach to sunscreen use. Especially for men, the first step is to own some sunscreen and have it where you need it! Put some in your golf bag or with your running shoes or...