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Aton M. Holzer, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon specializing in Mohs surgery and procedural dermatology, with nearly a decade of experience in all aspects of general dermatology.
Dr. Holzer was born and raised in Queens, New York. He completed medical school at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he graduated with an M.D. with Honors in Research, and where he was awarded the prestigious “Good Physician” award. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, a Research Track residency in dermatology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, and his fellowship in Mohs Surgery and Procedural Dermatology at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas under the tutelage of Leonard H. Goldberg, MD. In the past, he has worked as a dermatologist and Mohs surgeon in both South Miami and Pembroke Pines, Florida and as a part-time teledermatology consultant for Refuah Health Center in Rockland County, New York.
Since 2015, he has been the director of the Mohs unit in the Department of Dermatology at Tel Aviv-Sourasky (Ichilov) Medical Center, a major academic hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel, where he performs surgeries and mentors dermatology residents and medical students. He commutes back to the U.S. one week per month to treat Mohs patients in our East Setauket, Riverhead, and Ridgewood offices.
He is a fellow member of the American College of Mohs Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Holzer has authored a published chapter in a dermatology textbook and has authored and co-authored numerous articles published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals. His work has been presented at national dermatology conferences.