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Meet Our Team

At Washington Square Dermatology we are fortunate to have three of the most trusted, compassionate and skilled medical providers in NYC. With mastery in medical dermatology and artistry in customized laser, botox and filler treatments, come see why we are called the best dermatology practice in NYC.

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Meet Dr. Jaber

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 of his role at Mount Sinai, he received the “Teacher of the Year Award” in 2012, the “Teaching Excellence Award” in 2013, and “Mentor of the Year Award” in 2015, “Excellence in Teaching Award” in 2016, “Teacher of the Year Award” in 2019, “Teacher and Mentor of the Year Award” in 2021, and “Teacher of the Year Award” in 2022.

Dr. Jaber has also been acknowledged on many “Best Doctor” lists and has been selected as a New York Times “Super Doctor” and Castle Connolly “Top Doctors” since 2017.

Dr. Jaber graduated with honors from the University of Florida, where he received multiple awards for his leadership and academic excellence, 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 in refugee or crisis situations.

Dr. Jaber is also on the Board of Shelterbox USA. Shelterbox is an international disaster relief charity that provides emergency shelter to those that have lost their homes through crisis or natural disaster. For its life saving work Shelterbox was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 and 2019.

Meet Dr. Park

Michelle E. Park, M.D. provides dermatologic care to patients of all ages and skin types. She is passionate about providing the highest quality of dermatologic care and aims to make you feel at ease while serving all your skin concerns with compassion and a determination to achieve the best results possible.

Dr. Park graduated with honors from Barnard College, Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Economics and Psychology and a minor in Spanish, then completed a Post-baccalaureate Pre-medical program at New York University. She received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine with Distinction in Research. During her time in medical school, she was awarded the Einstein Global Health Fellowship, as well as the Einstein Research Fellowship which allowed her to complete one year of research on cancer metabolism and skin cancer signaling pathways at Weill Cornell Medical College. After medical school, she completed her medical internship at NYU-Winthrop Hospital and returned to Albert Einstein for her dermatology residency, where she received excellent training in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.

In her spare time when she is not entertaining her adorable baby she likes to snowboard, golf, travel, explore new restaurants, and go to concerts.

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 Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, and after graduation worked at the 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 makes her much loved by her many loyal patients.

In her free time she enjoys photography, art, drinking coffee, and exploring Park Slope with her rescue dog Bert.

Washington Square Dermatology In The News

Washington Square Dermatology is highly respected for their expertise and experience and are thought-leaders in Dermatology. They have been frequently sought after by the media as authorities in the field and have been featured in numerous news and magazine articles as well as television segments and podcasts.