Dr. Alex Doctoroff

Dr. Alex Doctoroff

“I get tremendous enjoyment from helping my patients” says Dr. Doctoroff. “Whether it’s saving a life by removing a melanoma or boosting a patients self-esteem by improving their appearance, each day I walk out of the office incredibly gratified.”

Dr. Alex Doctoroff is a Board Certified Dermatologist. He is the past President of the New Jersey Dermatological Society. Dr. Doctoroff is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the world-renowned Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he teaches dermatology residents. He also holds the position of Assistant Chief of Dermatology at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in East Orange. Dr. Doctoroff is on staff of St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. In addition to general medical dermatology and skin allergy testing. Dr. Doctoroff specializes in cosmetic dermatology, surgical dermatology, Mohs micrographic surgery, and anti-aging skin treatments.

Our Clark, Kearny and Teaneck patients honored Dr. Doctoroff with the Compassionate Doctor Award at Vitals.com and the Patient Choice Award at PatientsChoice.org. Dr. Doctoroff is also the recipient of multiple dermatologic awards for excellence. These include the Allergan-AOCD Resident Paper Competition Award, the Stelwagon-Kroll Award, the Dr. Daniel Koprince Educational Award, and the Dr. Albert P. Ulrich Research Award. Dr. Doctoroff has authored multiple publications in national dermatologic journals on a variety of topics. Additionally, he is a contributor to a premier resource to dermatologists worldwide, a book entitled “Treatment of Skin Disease”, edited by Mark Lebwohl et. al.

Dr. Doctoroff graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1998. Following a year of residency in Internal Medicine at Brooklyn’s Maimonides Medical Center, Dr. Doctoroff completed his dermatological residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002, where he was ranked first in the nation during both his second and third years of residency. He also elected to have additional training in dermatologic research, earning his Master of Science.

Dr. Doctoroff opened Metropolitan Dermatology in 2004. He is fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian, and Hebrew. When he is not in the office, Dr. Doctoroff loves to hike with his children, and is a huge Game of Thrones fan.

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