Dr. Lauren Strazzulla was born and raised in Massachusetts. She attended Cornell University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in biological sciences, graduating cum laude. Her interest in healthcare inspired her to pursue a medical degree at New York University Grossman School of Medicine. During her training she completed a prestigious year of research focused on alopecia with Dr. Jerry Shapiro, a world-renowned expert in hair and scalp disorders.
After finishing an internship in internal medicine, Dr. Strazzulla completed her residency in Dermatology at the highly respected University of Miami Dr. Philip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery. She received extensive training in complex medical dermatology, dermatologic surgery, cosmetics and hair disorders.
Dr. Strazzulla takes a patient first approach to providing dermatologic care, and incorporates cutting edge therapies into personalized treatment plans. She is committed to helping patients achieve meaningful improvement in their health and quality of life. To give back to the community, Dr. Strazzulla volunteers her time at free skin cancer screenings, and outreach events for homeless patients. She will help train the next generation of doctors as a voluntary clinical instructor at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Lauren Strazzulla is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, and Women’s Dermatologic Society. She has published book chapters and manuscripts in top peer reviewed journals and delivered oral presentations at highly regarded dermatology conferences. She treats the complete spectrum of dermatologic diseases including acne, eczema, psoriasis, warts, itch, contact dermatitis, hives, and hair loss. She performs skin cancer screenings, excision of benign and malignant skin lesions, and aesthetic procedures.