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About Dr. Weinstein

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Cosmetic Dermatology, Dermatologic and Laser Surgery, General Dermatology

Mara C. Weinstein Velez, M.D., F.A.A.D., is a board-certified dermatologist who completed a prestigious Laser, Cosmetic, and Dermatologic Surgery fellowship at SkinCare Physicians in Boston, with clinical faculty from the Harvard and Yale Departments of Dermatology. She is thrilled to be a part of the Dermatology Department at the University of Rochester Medical Center and to serve as one of the only fellowship-trained cosmetic and laser surgeons in Western NY.

Dr. Weinstein Velez earned her bachelor's degree from Princeton University and completed her Dermatology residency training at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. She has presented at national professional meetings, published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and co-authored chapters in dermatologic textbooks including Surgery of the Skin, Treatment of Traumatic and Burn Scars, and Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology. She has also participated in over 12 clinical research trials for state-of-the-art laser devices, minimally invasive cosmetic treatments, and new acne medications.