At Cindy Hoffman Dermatology, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by the doctor's competency and personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Cindy Hoffman Dermatology every day. Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We look forward to getting to know you!
Cindy Hoffman, D.O., FAOCD
Cindy Hoffman, D.O., FAOCD, graduated from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) in 1985, completed a Family Practice and Dermatology Residency by 1990, and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Hoffman is a Board Certified Dermatologist and is in private practice in Yorktown Heights, Carmel, and Hyde Park, NY.
Dr. Hoffman is Past President of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, The New York State Osteopathic Medical Society, and The New York College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association; currently she is the Dermatology Residency Director at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx and is Course Director of Dermatology Department at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hoffman is also a member of the Board of the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology.
In the office, Dr. Hoffman specializes in diseases of the skin, hair, and nails, in all age groups. These include all kinds of rashes including acne, rosacea, eczema, and psoriasis. She does full exams to examine moles and detect skin cancers. MOHS micrographic surgery is performed in the office for those who need removal of these cancers. Dr. Hoffman also specializes in cosmetic procedures and Laser treatments. These include Botox and fillers such as Juvederm, laser hair removal, leg veins and IPL photorejuvenation. She employs an aesthetician who performs peels and microdermabrasion.
Through Dr. Hoffman's participation in education, residency training, research and medical publications, she is at the forefront of understanding your skin and your needs and concerns. Dr. Hoffman can be reached during office hours and by appointment only.
Dawna Dennis - Physician Assistant
Dawna completed her graduate training in physician assistant studies over 10 years ago. She treats patients of all ages for various conditions of skin, hair, and nails. Dawna also performs full examinations of the body and is skilled in examining moles and screening for skin cancers. She has an excellent rapport with her patients and devotes time to thoroughly explain the nature of the patients' condition and treatment.
Gina Fox - Office Manager, Medical Assistant, MOHS Technician
Gina has over 30 years of medical experience and has worked with Dr. Hoffman for over 15 years. She is in charge of the team. As office manager, she oversees the entire staff, manages the practice, but yet still has a hands-on approach to patient care. Her sense of humor puts every patient at ease, especially when the doctor performs difficult procedures.
Geri Barnett - Esthetician, Medical Assistant
Geri's experience in the medical field spans over 25 years, most of them in the dermatology specialty as an office manager. As a certified esthetician, her care and touch add up to a wonderful spa experience for our patients. She consults with patients on their skin care regimen, answering questions and offering ideas about keeping their skin healthy and rejuvenated.
Kim - Receptionist
Kim has worked in the medical field for many years. She is a very hard worker and looks forward to meeting and assisting you. She loves little babies and will always take care of them during your visit.
Judy Falk - Prescription Coordinator
Judy does most of our negotiating with insurances to provide the quickest answers to authorizations for procedures and medications for our patients. Patients specifically ask for her to assist them with their concerns regarding prescriptions.
Melanie Borchetta - Medical Assistant and Receptionist
Melanie is committed to making your office visit or appointment scheduling smooth and pleasurable. She looks forward to meeting and assisting you with your visit to the office. Her kind touch and patience allow our patients to be accommodated quickly and to have their questions answered with a smile.
Ruth Franciamore - White
Ruth has a diversified background in the medical profession as a prior office manager/ receptionist for a leading pediatrician and dermatologist in Westchester. She brings a capability to multi-task and act as a liaison between the doctor, patient, and pharmacy. As our medical assistant, Ruth makes sure that all of the patients' needs are met with a smile, and that they have a pleasurable experience