Ellen Gendler, MD is a Board-Certified dermatologist who practices in New York City. A graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, she earned her MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Following an internship in Internal Medicine, Dr. Gendler did her dermatology residency training at New York University Skin and Cancer Unit, with additional training in Contact Dermatitis at St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in London. A clinical associate professor of dermatology at NYU-Langone Medical Center, she has been on the faculty at NYU for more than 25 years; for many years, she was co-director of the Contact Dermatitis division, and she initiated the Center for Skin Health and Appearance at NYU in the 1990’s, and is currently an interviewer for applicants to the New York University School of Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a former trustee of the Dermatology Foundation. Additionally, she served as the director of the Cosmetics Symposium at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting for several years.
Dr. Gendler is the author of numerous scientific publications, has participated in many clinical trials, and was the principal investigator in the United States for Hylaform, the first hyaluronic acid filler to be approved by the FDA.