Dr. Novick specializes in cosmetic dermatology with particular expertise in the use of non-surgical aesthetic procedures, non-surgical facelifts, botulinum toxin (Botox), and dermal fillers (Juvederm).

About Nelson Lee Novick, MD

Nelson Lee Novick, MD is a board-certified NYC dermatologist providing care to patients in New York City with offices in the Upper East Side.

Dr. Nelson also serves as Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, Attending Physician, and a former OPD Clinic Chief within the department of dermatology of the Medical Center.

Dr. Novick has been honored with listings in Who's Who in America for more than two decades, and he has been listed in Consumer Research Council of America’s Guide to America’s Top Physicians–2003-2006 and Guide To America’s Top Dermatologists–2007-2008.

He has also received awards from his peers, including for Excellence in Teaching; Outstanding Patient Care; and the American Academy of Dermatology’s prestigious Leadership Circle Award.

Dr. Nelson Novick has been the author and senior editor of numerous scientific articles, medical textbooks and chapters. In addition, he has written nine trade books, over a hundred articles, and more than a half dozen audiotapes on skin care. He has by-lined for many popular magazines and newspapers, such as Good Housekeeping and Reader’s Digest, served as an FAQ expert for

Tips & Wisdom From Nelson Lee Novick, MD

Acne Skin Care Tips

Use mild soaps and don’t overwash or overscrub your skin. Avoid abrasive sponges or washcloths. Use only oil-free moisturizers, oil-free or gel foundations, and powder or gel blushes. Don’...

Aging Skin – What You Need to Know

Most people could easily describe the outward appearance of an aging face: changes in facial shape; increased prominence of certain features, such as the nose; decrease in the vertical height of the m...

Dermatologist-Recommended Soap Tips

Toilet soap, which is available in opaque bars, is plain old soap and is composed of the salts of animal or vegetable fats and olive oils (tallow). Palm kernel or coconut oils are often added to enhan...

Treating Acne with Over-the-Counter Medications

Over the counter (OTC) anti-acne therapies do have their place in acne control. Typically containing benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, or astringent — ingredients which have proven safe and effe...

Latisse for Longer Eyelashes

In my experience, LatisseĀ® has proven to be an effective and relatively easy-to-use product for promoting true eyelash growth and lengthening. Since there is no FDA requirement for prior ophthalmolog...

Superficial Chemical Peels: The Appealing Peels

I have been using all kinds of alpha-hydroxy chemical peels since 1984, on all areas of the skin, including the face, neck, chest and even the legs, without any problems. During this time, I have foun...