About DermAngelo

Skin doesn’t come with an owner’s manual.  Most people’s skincare knowledge is cobbled together from a mix of “sage” advice, hearsay from friends and one too many “tips” from the internet.  Furthermore, while the web should be a great resource, it is full of information that’s either not based on science or just designed to sell you something (#sponcon).

The goal of this blog: to provide you with practical, scientifically sound advice for achieving healthier, more beautiful skin.

About Angelo Landriscina, MD

Dr. Landriscina is a board-certified dermatologist, award-winning scientific researcher, medical writer and all-around skin care nerd.  He became fascinated with the skin and its impact on social functioning as a teenager (he was a weird kid).  That fascination pushed him to pursue a career in dermatology. He now spends his days treating patients with all manner of dermatologic disorders.  He has also conducted research about topics ranging from burns and wound healing to nanotechnology.  He takes pride in helping people achieve their healthiest, most beautiful skin and is having a lot of fun doing it!

Dr. Landriscina currently practices at Mount Sinai Doctors-Brooklyn Heights where he also serves as site director for dermatology. He focuses on a wide range of dermatologic conditions encompassing medical, surgical, cosmetic and pediatric dermatology. He is also an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, serving on the Public Education Committee and as a social media ambassador for the Academy.


While this site is meant to provide you with sound information, it should not be taken as medical advice. If you have any kind of skin problem or cosmetic concern, you should seek treatment with a medical professional. Dr. Landriscina recommends consultation with a board-certified dermatologist for all of your dermatologic needs. Please note that all views or endorsements on this website are those of Dr. Landriscina and not his employer.