Dr. Eliot Ghatan, MD
Medical Expertise of Dr. Eliot Ghatan, MD
Dr. Eliot Ghatan has over 25 years of experience specializing in dermatology, laser services, cosmetic surgery, and skin cancer surgery.
About Dr. Eliot Ghatan, MD
Dr. Ghatan is a board certified dermatologist with more than 15 years of exprience in dermatolgy & cosmetic surgery. Prior to his training in dermatology, Dr. Ghatan had special training in Surgery at Einstein and Montefiore Hospitals, completed a residency in Medicine, as well as a residency in Primary Care Medicine.
Dr. Ghatan is extensively involved in a variety of clinical researches and lectures frequently. In addition to having his work published in medical journals, Dr. Ghatan is author of the book "The Invaluable Pearl" (Bloch Publishing, New York, NY) Dr. Ghatan also authored "Dermatological Differential Diagnosis & Pearls" (Parthenon publishing, New York, NY) which is widely used by doctors in the US and overseas to train in Dermatology.
Procedures & Services
Patient Education Resources
Atopic dermatitis is known by several names. atopic eczema, infant eczema, and atopic dermatitis are all the same condition. It is a disease, which is closely related to hay fever and asthma, and actually might be considered a form of hay fever, which manifests itself on the skin. There is a strong inherited factor present and we almost always find someone in the family with a history of hay fever or asthma, or a similar skin condition. It is important to understand that like hay f...
ATOPIC DERMATITIS IS KNOWN BY SEVERAL NAMES. ATOPIC ECZEMA, INFANT ECZEMA, AND ATOPIC DERMATITIS ARE ALL THE SAME CONDITION. IT IS A DISEASE, WHICH IS CLOSELY RELATED TO HAY FEVER AND ASTHMA AND ACTUALLY MIGHT BE CONSIDERED A FORM OF HAY FEVER, WHICH MANIFESTS ITSELF ON THE SKIN. THERE IS A STRONG INHERITED FACTOR PRESENT AND WE ALMOST ALWAYS FIND SOMEONE IN THE FAMILY WITH A HISTORY OF HAY FEVER OR ASTHMA OR A SIMILAR SKIN CONDITION. IT IS IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THAT LIKE HAY FEVER AN...
Treatments for vitiligo include PUVA (oral or topical Psoralen combined with ultraviolet A phototherapy); topical corticosteroid and non-steroid treatments, and a host of other therapies including depigmentation therapy. None of these treatment methods provides a cure for the disease. Fewer than 20% of patients will experience full repigmentation with oral PUVA, and adverse effects of this treatment option include burning, nausea, erythema, lentigines, pruritus, and cataracts (Spencer et al). Us...
Your skin's appearance depends upon a combination of factors; genetic predisposition, sun exposure, stress, gravity, and possibly, diet. Cosmetic surgery can remove abundant skin and smooth wrinkles, making you look and feel better. Sometimes, surgery alone is not the answer. Fine wrinkles, skin discolorations, and the overall quality of the skin will not be changed with surgery. The skin in which you live in the interface between your environment and your internal str...
HOW DO PHAROS EXCIMER LASERS WORK? The EX-308 excimer laser creates a concentrated, but painless, beam of ultraviolet light that is delivered to psoriatic lesions through a handpiece that rests directly on the skin. By precisely targeting only active lesions without exposing healthy skin, the laser safely delivers high-dose treatment for fast clearing and long remission. WHO IS A CANDIDATE FOR TREATMENT? The laser is ideal for treating mild to moderate psoriasis. Traditionally hard-to-t...
WHAT IS RADIESSE? RADIESSE is a safe, PDA-approved dermal filler that restores a natural, long lasting, youthful look. This convenient treatment can restore facial volume as well as correct smile lines, Nasolabial Folds and wrinkles around the nose and mouth. RADIESSE is made of unique calcium-based microspheres suspended in a natural gel that is injected into the skill through a simple, safe and minimally invasive procedure. HOW DOES RADIESSE WORK? RADIESSE works with your body, ...
Vitiligo is a disease in which the skin loses pigment due to the destruction of melanocytes (pigment-producing cells). Areas of the skin become white. The most common sites of pigment loss are body folds (such as the groin or armpits), around body openings, and exposed areas like the face or hands. Vitiligo is common; in fact, 1 to 2% of the general population has it with no predilection for age, sex, or racial background. Its incidence is higher in people with thyroid conditions and some oth...
Education & Training
Dr. Ghatan received special training in surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and the Montefiore Medical Center Moses Division. He completed a residency in medicine and in primary care medicine.
Dr. Ghatan graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and finished a dermatology residency with some training in plastic surgery at McGill University in Canada. He’s board-certified in the United States and by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. Ghatan has served as the dermatological surgeon for the Brooklyn Veterans Administration Hospital and the attending dermatologist at the Brooklyn Hospital. He was also the clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Ghatan is a consulting dermatologist at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and the Maimonides Medical Center.
Dr. Ghatan Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery
Dr. Ghatan Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery is a high-end clinic renowned for high-quality individualized service, innovative advanced technology and equipment, and a welcoming and calming atmosphere.
Dexterous and efficient dermatologist and dermatological surgeon, Eliot Y. Ghatan, MD, FRCPC, works alongside skilled health professionals, providing various aesthetic treatments, cosmetic surgery, dermatological services, and more in Ocean Parkway, Midwood of Brooklyn, New York.
Dr. Ghatan Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery utilizes state-of-the-art equipment, tools, and technology and upholds the strictest sterilization techniques. Skin rejuvenation, dermal fillers, facial peels, laser hair reduction, laser skin resurfacing, microdermabrasion, liposuction, tattoo removal, eye and brow lift surgery, male and female rejuvenation, allergy testing, and other effective services are all available.