Upper West SideDermatology

Upper West SideDermatology

135 West 70th St.
New York, NY 10023
Mon: 9:00am-2:30pm, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat: 9:00am-7:00pm, Thurs: 8:00am-5:00pm, Closed Sundays

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What our patients are saying about us

karen C.
23:40 15 May 24
Very reassuring staff and I felt very comfortable.
Mara De G.
15:45 14 May 24
Dr. Gruen is friendly, warm, and easy to talk to. She does a careful exam while putting you at ease. I highly recommend her!
Amina D.
02:18 12 May 24
Today, I had the opportunity to consult with a dermatologist regarding a sizable zit beneath my eyebrow. Despite my unfortunate lapse in recalling his name, I must commend the exemplary professionalism and courtesy displayed by the male dermatologist. He demonstrated an exceptional level of care... and attentiveness throughout the consultation. Not only did he address my concern with precision and expertise, but he also ensured that I felt comfortable and valued as a patient. Less than 24 hours since my visit, I am already noticing a significant reduction in the size of the blemish, a testament to his skillful treatment. Furthermore, his willingness to entertain any subsequent inquiries or apprehensions further underscored his commitment to patient care. In sum, my experience today was nothing short of exceptional, and I would confidently rate it a perfect 10 out of 10.read more
Melodic W.
01:10 12 May 24
The service was good, I’m definitely going back again.
Rob H.
16:25 05 May 24
Dr. Alison Gruen is simply amazing at her craft. She is intelligent, thorough, with an amazing bedside manner. I have been around many physicians in my life, she's one of the best!
David S.
23:39 02 May 24
Dr. Alison Gruen is terrific and has a wonderful, positive attitude. She is very smart, competent and attentive and is helping me solve my skin issue. I highly recommend her.


The Dermatology Specialists | 50 Locations, 7 Days a Week, Open Until 7 pm!

Our Upper West Side dermatology office boasts a dedicated team of board-certified dermatologists working out of our unique, intimate office suitable to the West Side vibe.

This TDS location is nestled in the heart of Manhattan’s beautiful Upper West Side, known for its family-oriented, tree-lined streets, and gently urban feel. In this neighborhood, bracketed by Central Park and Riverside Park, our Upper West Side dermatology office caters to people who balance career and family, while making time to enjoy all the culture, restaurants and natural wonders just outside their door.

UWS Dermatology: Professional, Convenient and Convivial

Searching for “dermatologist Upper West Side”? Here’s why so many New Yorkers choose The Dermatology Specialists as the best dermatologist NYC Upper West Side and beyond: Our patients enjoy the vibrancy and professionalism common to every TDS office, along with a soothing, secluded atmosphere. Knowing our patients like we do, we translated the local need for a comfortable escape into the unique design of our dermatology office. Our wood-paneled walls are reminiscent of a high-end spa, augmented by hip details like a rock-climbing wall, autographed vinyl records, and gorgeous terrariums.

Even better, The Dermatology Specialists patients know that with every visit they can escape their high-stress lifestyles for a quiet and confidential refuge. Our intimate Upper West Side dermatology office is frequented by high-profile clients, including celebrities, who appreciate our high level of care and discretion.

Manhattan Dermatology Services for Common Skin Problems

From acne to eczema, we use the most advanced treatments and therapies to make sure our Upper West Side Dermatology patients get the help they need to heal and have healthy skin. Whatever your skin issue might be, the team at The Dermatology Specialists is ready to work with you to identify a treatment plan. We know that every patient is unique, and UWS Dermatology can treat your skin with the personalized care and respect it deserves.

The medical issues we treat at our Upper West Side location include:

  1. Acne
  2. Alopecia (Hair Loss)
  3. Dysplastic Nevi (Atypical Moles)
  4. Eczema
  5. Herpes Simplex Virus
  6. Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  7. Keloid Scars
  8. Warts
  9. Psoriasis
  10. Rosacea
  11. Skin Cancers

Cosmetic Services at The Dermatology Specialists – Dermatologist Upper West Side

Ensuring that you meet your skin goals—whether you want to look healthier, more youthful, or even less tatted (we all have regrets!)— is our goal for you. Like our other TDS locations, the UWS dermatology office provides state-of-the-art cosmetic services.

Beauty is our specialty at Upper West Side Dermatology. And one beauty boost that TDS clients are hooked on is microneedling. During this non-surgical procedure, your dermatologist uses a small device to create tiny punctures in the skin which stimulates the skin’s natural healing process. The result is a renewed complexion with minimal to no downtime.

Other UWS Dermatology cosmetic services include:

  1. Acne Treatment (Cryotherapy)
  2. Bellafill
  3. Botox Treatment Injections
  4. Chemical Peel Treatment
  5. Clear + Brilliant
  6. Spider Vein Treatment
  7. Juvederm Voluma® XC
  8. Microneedling
  9. Platelet-rich plasma therapy for hair restoration
  10. Radiesse Injections for Wrinkle Reduction
  11. Restylane®, Juvederm®, and Perlane®
  12. Sculptra® treatment

Directions to Upper West Side Dermatology

Take the 1, 2, 3, B or C train to the 72nd St./Broadway station. Walk south on Broadway, (past Trader Joe’s and Sherman Square) and turn left on West 70th St. The TDS office is located halfway down the block at 135 West 70th Street.

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