LiVDerm Faculty Members

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Diane S. Berson, MD

New York, New York

Diane S. Berson, MD



Dr. Berson is associate professor of Dermatology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and assistant attending dermatologist at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She has a private dermatology practice and volunteers at New York Presbyterian Hospital Department of Dermatology where she teaches medical students and residents.

Dr. Berson’s practice focuses on medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and cutaneous oncology. She also has an interest in the treatment of acne, particularly in adults. Dr. Berson has conducted clinical trials and published articles concerning the treatment of acne and rosacea and other dermatological topics.

Education and Training

Dr. Berson received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, College of Arts and Science where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She pursued her medical education at New York University School of Medicine. This was followed by an internship in internal medicine at Bellevue Hospital, NYU Medical Center, and a residency in dermatology at State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, where she served as Chief Resident during her final year of training. She was certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1988.

Professional Highlights

Dr. Berson is on the editorial boards of Practical Dermatology, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Berson is the Past President of the Women’s Dermatologic Society, Chair of the Past President’s Advisory Committee and also serves on its Board of Directors and the Executive, Legacy, Awards, and Fundraising committees. She is on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and also on the Medical Council of the Skin Cancer Foundation, the Board of Trustees of the Dermatology Foundation, and a founding board member of both The American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery and the American Acne and Rosacea Society. Dr. Berson is a media spokesperson for The American Academy of Dermatology and was elected to the American Dermatological Association. She is also a member of the President’s Council of Cornell Women and the Cornell University Council.


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