Samer Jaber, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist who treats all ages and skin types and provides comprehensive medical and cosmetic dermatologic care for every patient. He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the Founder of Washington Square Dermatology.
Dr. Jaber is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where he teaches medical students and dermatology residents. In recognition for his work, he received the “Teacher of the Year Award” in 2012, the “Teaching Excellence Award” in 2013, and “Mentor of the Year Award” in 2015 and “Excellence in Teaching Award” in 2016. Dr. Jaber has also been acknowledged on many “Best Doctor” lists and was selected as a New York Times “Super Doctor Rising Star” in 2015 and 2016.
Dr. Jaber graduated with honors from the University of Florida, and received his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. While in medical school, he was selected for the prestigious Clinical Research Training Program fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. At the NIH, Dr. Jaber studied T-cell immunology and skin reactions in patients with melanoma being treated with a novel anti-cancer immune agent. He subsequently completed an internship in internal medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan and his dermatology residency at the University of Rochester, where he was appointed chief resident.
Dr. Jaber’s dedication to the dermatology specialty is especially evident in the time he spends volunteering both locally and abroad. He donates his services at events ranging from community fairs to professional sporting events, but his true passion lies in service opportunities abroad. Dr. Jaber proudly serves as a founding advisory board member for the Vaseline Healing Project, an international health project aimed to improve the skin health of those suffering from refugee or crisis situations.
Dr. Jaber has published numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters and presented at national dermatology meetings. In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer, tennis, hiking, traveling and fantasy football.
Meet Dr. Cool
Alicia Cool, M.D., is a board certified dermatologist who practices medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology with great precision and care. Dr. Cool’s blend of empathy and expertise has made her a highly sought-after dermatologist for patients of all ages.
Dr. Cool is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, and a fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.
Dr. Cool completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in biology. She then attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine where she obtained her M.D. and was selected to be a student member of the admissions committee.
Following medical school, she completed her dermatology training at the University of Michigan, and was then selected for a prestigious fellowship of procedural dermatology and Mohs surgery at Yale University.
Dr. Cool’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and she has presented at professional conferences.
In her spare time, she enjoys interior design, music, and the arts.
Meet PA Susanna
Susanna Franks is a board-certified physician assistant who provides comprehensive medical and cosmetic dermatologic care for patients with the utmost care and compassion.
She graduated from Barnard College at Columbia University with a BA in Biology, and after graduation worked at Mount Sinai School of Medicine performing research in regenerative and developmental biology. After a year of research, she followed her passion and worked as a medical assistant in dermatology for two years in NYC before attending Yale University School of Medicine’s PA program.
During her training at Yale, Susanna continued to foster her interest in the field of dermatology, and completed a competitive rotation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, focusing on skin cancer surveillance and treatment.
Susanna’s passion for dermatology, background in the field, and her kind, caring nature complement Dr. Jaber and Dr. Cool’s commitment to patient wellness.
Susanna is a contributor at Verywell.com. In her free time she enjoys photography, art, and drinking coffee.