Dr. Kavita Mariwalla is a board certified dermatologist and nationally recognized key opinion leader in dermatology and dermatologic surgery. Her expertise is in the areas of anti-aging procedures and skin cancer treatment. She is sought after for opinions on cosmetic formulations and is regularly invited as a featured speaker in the United States and overseas.
Prior to starting her own private practice, Dr. Mariwalla was the Director of Cutaneous Oncology at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt and Beth Israel Medical Centers in New York. Dr. Mariwalla has been recognized for extensive work in the area of dermatologic education and is considered an expert injector of fillers and neuromodulators. She has written two editions of the widely used book, Primer in Dermatologic Surgery, which is highly regarded by residents and seasoned dermatologic surgeons. She is also the author of the Cosmeceutical Compendium, an encyclopedic guide on ingredients commonly used in cosmetic formulations. Most recently, Dr. Mariwalla released her fourth book entitled The Business of Dermatology. She is also the host of the popular Instagram Live series 21@21.
In addition to authoring several books, Dr. Mariwalla is editor of “Surgical Pearls” for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and is Vice President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Dermatologic Society and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery in the past and is a three-time recipient of the ASDS President’s Award for outstanding contributions to the field of dermatologic surgery. Dr. Mariwalla received the prestigious honor of “Iron Surgeon” at the 2019 ASDS meeting.
On the national and international stage, Dr. Mariwalla is noted for sharing her injection techniques during live demonstrations at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meetings and is prolific in her writing and speaking engagements at home and abroad. Her private practice has been nominated for the “Best of Long Island,” since its inception in 2012. She has also been recognized as a “Super Doctor” and “Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly for the last four years. Dr. Mariwalla earned her degree in medicine at the Yale School of Medicine where she also completed her dermatology residency and fellowship training.
When not working, you can find Dr. Mariwalla building LEGO® with her three boys and trying to perfect pizza on the BBQ alongside her husband Kabir.