Advanced Dermatology in Rahway NJ, Ridgewood NJ
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  • Dermatology

Advanced Dermatology

About Us

Since 1986, Advanced Dermatology, P.C. and the Center for Laser & Cosmetic Surgery has been offering a wide array of medical, cosmetic, laser and plastic surgery services. In addition to specializing in all areas of adult and pediatric dermatology, many of our dermatologists have subspecialty training in their area of expertise.

Our facilities provide personalized, conservative, effective and less painful treatments for a variety of skin conditions. Our board-certified physicians are collectively fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Contact Dermatitis Society, and many other societies and serve as official spokespeople for The American Academy of Dermatology and The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. With our special expertise and the unusually broad range of services provided at our state-of-the-art offices, we have been featured in many local and national newspapers and magazines as well as radio and television news programs. We continue to improve our procedures and services with the most up-to-date advanced instruments and techniques that the dermatological field offers.

Our Doctors

Dr. Aton M. Holzer

Aton M. Holzer, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon specializing in Mohs surgery and procedural dermatology, with nearly a decade of experience in all aspects of general dermatology.

Education & Training
  • He completed medical school at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he graduated with an M.D. with Honors in Research, and where he was awarded the prestigious “Good Physician” award.
  • He completed his internship in internal medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, a Research Track residency in dermatology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, and his fellowship in Mohs Surgery and Procedural Dermatology at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas
  • Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • Since 2015, he has been the director of the Mohs unit in the Department of Dermatology at Tel Aviv-Sourasky (Ichilov) Medical Center, a major academic hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel, where he performs surgeries and mentors dermatology residents and medical students.
  • Honors and Awards
  • Dr. Holzer has authored a published chapter in a dermatology textbook and has authored and co-authored numerous articles published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals
  • Professional Memberships
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Dr. Barry Silver

    Dr. Barry Silver provides medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services to patients of all ages. His patient-focused philosophy is to always find the most efficient, cost-effective and complete resolution to the problem at hand. With special surgical skills in a wide range of dermatologic procedures, he offers precision treatment of varied conditions, from spider veins to anti-aging treatments, and also has expertise in Botox® treatments and facial fillers such as Juvederm™, Restylane® and Radiesse®.

    Education & Training
  • Dr. Barry Silver graduated magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society
  • He attended the Medical College of Virginia (Virginia Commonwealth University), where he earned his medical degree and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • He completed a Harvard University Dermatology residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Dr. Christopher K. Dolan

    Dr. Dolan is a board-certified dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon. He practiced medicine in the Navy for 20 years including being a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His time as a military dermatologist included serving as the dermatology consultant for the Office of the Attending Physician at the United States Capitol as well as the dermatology consultant for the White House Medical Unit.

    Education & Training
  • He did his undergraduate training at Bucknell University, majoring in Biology, and graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • He then went on to get his medical degree at the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
  • In 2008 he completed his residency in dermatology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and was selected to stay on as a staff dermatologist training future Navy and Army dermatologists
  • In 2013, Doctor Dolan returned to postgraduate training at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City to complete a Procedural/Mohs fellowship
  • Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Dr. Joshua L Fox

    Dr. Fox is known nationwide as a leading authority in the field of dermatology, with an expertise in skin cancer, cosmetic surgery, and laser procedures. He is the founder and president of the New Age Skin Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to research and education.

    Dr. Fox is the founder and director of Advanced Dermatology, P.C. and the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery. He and his associates have expanded the practice into one of the largest in the region for dermatology, laser & cosmetic surgery. The practice owns more lasers than any other hospital or dermatology practice on the East Coast and has been a resource center for educating dermatologists, laser surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, and others about laser procedures, skin cancer, and cosmetic surgery techniques.

    Education & Training
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Internship – Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Residency – Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Honors and Awards
  • Dr. Fox has received multiple research and clinical awards including recognition from Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Top Doctors, RealSelf Top Doctors, Doctor’s Choice Awards, Who’s Who, the International Society of Dermatology, and the prestigious Husic Award for most outstanding research. He was also included in New York Magazine‘s list of Best Dermatologists.
  • Professional Memberships
    • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
    • American Academy of Dermatology
    • American Board of Dermatology
    • Medical Society of the State of New York
    • American College of Phlebotomy
    • Nassau County Medical Society
    • American Contact Dermatitis Society
    • National Psoriasis Foundation
    • American Medical Association
    • New York County Medical Society
    • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
    • New York State Society for Dermatology/Dermatologic Surgery
    • American Society for Laser Medicine/Surgery
    • Queens County Medical Society
    • Council for Nail Disorders
    • Society of Investigative Dermatology
    • Dermatology Foundation
    • Society of International Dermatology
    • International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology
    • Skin Cancer Foundation
    • Long Island Dermatological Society
    • Suffolk County Medical Society
    • National Rosacea Foundation

    Dr. Paige Applebaum-Farkas

    Dr. Paige Farkas is a board certified dermatologist with experience in all areas of medical, cosmetic and laser dermatology. She founded Comprehensive Dermatology and Laser Center in 1996 and built a busy and successful practice over the following decade. The focus of her practice is general and cosmetic dermatology and skin cancer screening examinations utilizing dermatoscopy technology. She treats adults and children of all ages.

    She is a caring physician with excellent clinical experience and reputation and a keen academic perspective. Dr. Farkas provides cutting edge dermatological care with compassion.

    Education & Training
  • Medical School – Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Residency – Department of Dermatology at Albert Einstein
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • She has been a Staff Dermatologist at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ since 1993, and provides outpatient dermatology clinics for the underprivileged in the community.
  • Teaching Appointments
  • Clinical Instructor at Montefiore Medical Center
  • Professional Memberships
  • Fellow of American Academy of Dermatology
  • Our Services

    Medical Dermatology

    Cosmetic Dermatology

    Plastic Surgery

    Rahway Location
    Phone: (732) 499-0400
    Fax: (732) 499-0225
    Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
    Ridgewood Location
    Phone: (201) 493-1717
    Fax: (201) 493-1009
    Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
    Insurance

    Advanced Dermatology, P.C. offers a wide range of medical dermatology services to treat all conditions of the skin, hair, and nails. Our board-certified dermatologists accept many insurances for your convenience. Please confirm with the receptionist that a provider accepts your insurance before scheduling your appointment.

    COLLECTIVELY OUR PHYSICIANS PARTICIPATE IN THE FOLLOWING INSURANCE CARRIERS:

    • 1199 NATIONAL BENEFIT FUND
    • AARP
    • AETNA
    • ALICARE
    • AMERIHEALTH
    • ANTHEM HEALTH
    • APWU
    • BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD
    • BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD : SENIOR PLAN
    • CHAMPVA
    • CIGNA HEALTHCARE
    • DISTRICT COUNCIL OF CARPENTERS (MAGNACARE)
    • ELDERPLAN
    • EMBLEM (FORMERLY GHI/HIP/HEALTHCARE PARTNERS)
    • EMPIRE BCBS – HEALTHPLUS (FORMERLY AMERIGROUP)
    • EMPIRE PLAN
    • FIDELIS CARE
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • FIRST UNITED AMERICAN LIFE
    • HEALTHFIRST
    • HORIZON HEALTHCARE
    • HUMANA
    • MAGNACARE
    • MEDICARE
    • METROPLUS
    • MUTUAL OF OMAHA
    • NATIONAL HEALTH PLAN
    • OSCAR (MAGNACARE)
    • OXFORD HEALTH PLANS
    • POMCO
    • PRINCIPAL MUTUAL LIFE
    • RAILROAD MEDICARE
    • STATE FARM
    • TOUCHSTONE HEALTH
    • TRICARE
    • UNITED HEALTHCARE
    • UNITED PAYORS & PROVIDERS
    • US FAMILY HEALTH
    • VNS CHOICE (VISITING NURSE SERVICES)
    • VYTRA HEALTH PLANS
    • WELLCARE

    PLEASE NOTE: It is possible that a specific office or a specific dermatologist does not participate with a plan. If an insurance plan is listed here it means that some, but not all, of our providers participate. Contact 516-326-4160, option 1 to find out whether we participate with your particular insurance plan.