Michael Wiederkehr, MD, FAAD

Dr. Michael Wiederkehr earned his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, after graduating from Yeshiva University Summa Cum Laude. Following medical school, Dr. Wiederkehr completed his internship at Johns Hopkins/Sinai. He completed his dermatology residency at the UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and was later promoted to Chief Resident of dermatology at the New Jersey Medical School before moving on to work in private practice in New Jersey. Dr. Wiederkehr is a board-certified dermatologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is on staff at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ.
Dr. Wiederkehr has received several awards including top doctor in New Jersey Monthly magazine and Jewish Standard readers’ choice award. He has published articles in textbooks and medical research journals. In addition to being passionate about dermatology, Dr. Wiederkehr enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering in many communal organizations.

Carmen Garcia, MD, FAAD

Dr. Carmen J. Garcia is a board certified dermatologist who is fluent in English and Spanish; she practices general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and dermatologic surgery in both pediatric and adult patients.
Dr. Garcia graduated Summa Cum Laude from Douglass College and received her medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and became board certified in Internal Medicine in 1980. She then entered the residency program in dermatology at Columbia University and St. Luke’s Hospital in New York, where she was chief resident. She became board certified in dermatology in 1982. She is an inductee of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Society.
Dr. Garcia is an Associate Attending in Dermatology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, St. Luke’s Hospital in New York, Hackensack University Medical Center, and Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the New Jersey Dermatology Society.

Lisa M Micik, MPAS, PA-C

Lisa M Micik is a board certified dermatology physician assistant who specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology of the skin, hair ,and nails. She has been practicing for 11 years.
She graduated from Kings College in Wilkes-barre, PA with a B.S. in medical studies and a Masters in physician assistant studies. Lisa is certified by the National commission of certification of physician assistants and national board of medical examiners. Lisa is licensed in New York and New jersey. She is a fellow member of the society of dermatology physician assistants, American academy of physician assistants, and new York and new jersey dermatology physician assistants.
As an experienced, licensed Dermatology Physician Assistant, Lisa works closely with patients to teach them about their dermatological conditions and their treatment options. Her training and experience has earned her extensive knowledge of topical and oral medications and their indications in common conditions. Lisa is trained and has experience in injected neurotoxins: Botox , Dysport, Xeomin and Fillers: Juvederm, Restylane, Restylane Silk, Perlane, Belotero, Voluma, and Radiesse.

Miriam Fox, PA-C

Miriam Fox is a board-certified Dermatology Physician Assistant who specializes in medical and cosmetic Dermatology of the skin, hair, and nails.

She graduated from Barnard College in New York, NY with a B.A. in Psychology, Cum Laude; and from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY with a B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, Cum Laude.

Miriam is certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the National Board of Medical Examiners in New York and New Jersey. She is a fellow member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants.

As a licensed and board-certified Physician Assistant, Miriam works closely with patients to diagnose, treat, and teach about their dermatological conditions and treatment options.

In addition to being passionate about Dermatology, Miriam is a certified yoga instructor and is interested in organic health, wellness, and environmentally conscious  “green” living.

Eduard Raklyar, MD, FAAD

Fellow, American College of MOHS Surgery

After graduating summa cum laude from the City University of New York, Dr. Eduard Raklyar earned his medical degree, magna cum laude, from the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine. He then completed his internship in internal medicine and his dermatology residency at Georgetown University at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Raklyar was then awarded a fellowship in dermatologic (Mohs) surgery at the University of British Columbia, Skin Surgery Centre, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Dr. Raklyar is a Phi Beta Kappa recipient, an associate of the American College of Mohs Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the Dermatology Foundation.

Janine Zolty

Board-Certified Dermatology Physician Assistant

Janine Zolty is a board-certified Dermatology Physician Assistant who specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology of the skin, hair, and nails. She graduated with honors from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY with a bachelor’s in science. Janine works closely with patients to diagnose, treat, and teach them about their dermatological condition and treatment options. She has years of experience treating patients with acne, alopecia, atopic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, shingles, etc. to name a few. 

She also has experience with lasers and many cosmetic procedures including Botox/Dysport, Kybella, fillers, microneedling, microdermabrasion, peels, and more. Please feel free to visit Janine for any of your dermatologic needs. 

Rachel Sacknovitz FNP-C

Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

Rachel Sacknovitz FNP-C is a board-certified nurse practitioner who specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology of the skin, hair, and nails.
She graduated from Barnard College in New York, NY, earning a B.A. in Psychology with Summa Cum Laude honors and receiving the department award in psychology. She was also inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa society. Rachel continued her education at Columbia University School of Nursing, where she graduated from the honors program and was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau. Subsequently, she pursued her doctorate in nursing practice at Columbia University.
Rachel is deeply passionate about treating a wide variety of dermatological conditions, with a dedication to helping her patients feel their very best. She puts great effort into fostering strong communication and trust with her patients, ensuring they feel at ease asking her any questions about their skin care concerns.
In her free time, Rachel loves playing tennis, going for long walks, and spending time with her family and friends. 

Xuan Wang, MD

Dr. Xuan Wang is a board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty board in Dermatopathology.  She received a Bachelor of Medicine degree at Shanghai Medical University in China, and a Ph.D. in Biology at Brandeis University in Massachusetts.  Dr. Wang completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College.  She subsequently pursued fellowship training in Dermatopathology with Dr. Cynthia Magro and Dr. Klaus Busam at the combined program between Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  Prior to residency training, Dr. Wang conducted research in Skin Biology at the Rockefeller University.  She has published several peer-reviewed journal articles relating to skin pathology and skin biology.

Besides her appointment at Metropolitan Dermatology, Dr. Wang is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, and an Attending Pathologist at the Laboratory of Dermatopathology of Aurora Diagnostics, where she serves as the Medical Director

Ariella Rosenfeld, PA-C

Ariella Rosenfeld, PA-C is a board-certified physician assistant specializing in dermatology.

Ariella graduated from Mercy College School of Health and Natural Sciences with a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies and Magna Cum Laude from Lander College for Women with a B.S. in Biology.

Ariella has a passion for helping patients achieve healthy skin and is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in dermatology. She uses these skills to provide the best patient care, diagnosis and treatment of their dermatological conditions.

Ariella’s passion for dermatology stems from watching her father, Dr. Wiederkehr, help thousands of patients over the years.

In Ariella’s free time, she enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family.

Jessica Kaylor, PA-C

Jessica Kaylor PA-C is a Board Certified Medical, Cosmetic, and Functional Dermatology provider with over 10 years of experience working with patients with all types of skin concerns. Jessica seeks to consistently provide excellent patient care with patience, compassion, and unwavering attention to detail. She is certified by the NCCPA and is a consistent recipient of professional awards and excellent patient reviews. In 2018, Jessica received the American Health Council’s Best in Medicine Award of Excellence, being the only dermatology provider recognized in the State of New Jersey. She thoroughly enjoyed working with Hoboken patients from 2014-2019 and, after several years in Pittsburgh close to family during the pandemic, Jessica is ecstatic to return to this special community.

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