Macrene Alexiades MD PhD Credentials



Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Doctor of Medicine, June 1997

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Doctorate of Philosophy in Genetics, June 1997

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology, June 1989

Current Titles

Associate Clinical Professor, Yale University School of Medicine, October 2003-present

Director, Dermatology and Laser Surgery Private Practice, 955 Park Avenue, New York, NY August 2003- present

President and CEO, NY Derm LLC, Dr. Macrene Skin Results, 37 Extreme Actives

Attending Physician, Lenox Hill Hospital, Yale New Haven and Yale West Haven VA Hospitals

Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology

Fellow, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Athens, Sygros Hospital

Past Titles

Consulting Dermatologist Skin Care Expert Worldwide
   L’Oreal, Paris May 2005-2008

Director of Research, Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York
   New York, New York 10016 August 2001-2003

Post-Graduate Education

Internship, Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, NY 1997-8

Residency, Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine 1998-2000

Chief Residency Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine 2000-2001

Board Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, October 2002

Credentialed, Medicine and Surgery, EU, July 2004

Dermatology Boards, EU, June 2009

Licensure in Medicine and Surgery

New York State, July 1997-present

Connecticut State, November 2004-present

European Union, July 2004-present

Board and Committee Memberships

Pan-American Photodynamic Therapy Association

Promenade Condominium Board of Managers, Vice President: 2008-Present

William Woodward School Board of Directors: 2002-Present

Archdiocese of North America Cathedral of Holy Trinity Board of Trustees 2009-11

Harvard Committee, Office of Admissions: 2002-present

The Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery International League, Organizing Committee: 2009-present

Primaeva Medical, Medical Advisory Board: 2008-2010

Cutera, Medical Advisory Board: 2008-present

Aesthetic Buyers Guide, Editorial Advisory Board: 2007-present

Syneron Lasers, Medical Advisory Board: 2005-2007

The Cathedral School, Chair of Afternoon School PA 2007-2009

The Chapin School, Science Advisor, 2006-present, Art Committee 2004-2005, Parents Association 2004-2005, Founder, Chapin Tennis Club, Class I 2005-2006.

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Chairman of Research: 2004-2007; Committee 2002-2007; Council on Education and Research Activities: 2004-2007; Work Group 2010- Present

Harvard Medical School M.D./Ph.D. Program Steering Committee: 1993 - 1994

Harvard Medical School M.D./Ph.D. Retreat Committee: 1992 - 1994

Harvard Medical School Minority Recruitment Committee: 1992 - 1995

Harvard Medical School Advanced Biomedical Sciences Committee: 1993 – 1995


Chancellor of New York Roll of Honor for Community Service: 1985

Elizabeth Agassiz Scholar: 1985 -1989

John Harvard Scholar: 1985 - 1989

Frank Tarr Scholar: 1985 - 1989

Capt. Jonathon Fay Prize (Highest Harvard/Radcliffe Honor): 1989

Phi Beta Kappa (Iota chapter): 1989

Harvard Medical School Dean’s Report: 1996

Fulbright Scholar: 1989-1990

Who’s Who of American Women: 2005-present

Who’s Who in America: 2006-present

Who’s Who in the World: 2007-present

Leading Health Professional of the World: 2009-present

Who’s Who Among Medical Professionals: 2009-present

Cambridge Who’s Who: 2009-present

People’s Choice Awards: Best Doctor: 2010, 2011

Project ALS Brainy Women: 2011

Most Compassionate Doctor Award: 2012

#1 Dermatologist in USA, Aesthetic Everything: 2013

Castle Connolly Top Doctor: 2014-present

Who's Who Lifetime Achievement Award: 2017

Who's Who Industry Leaders Award: 2017

Who's Who American Women Award: 2017

Who's Who of America: 2017

New York Magazine Top Doctors: 2017


Westinghouse Science Talent Search Award: 1983-1984

Governor’s Committee on Scholastic Achievement of New York Scholarship: 1984 - 1989

Victor Posner Award: 1984 - 1989

Radcliffe Science Research Fellowship: 1986

Harvard Bureau of Study Counsel Tutor Supervisor Award: 1986 - 1989

Fulbright Scholar: 1989 - 1990

Paul Dudley White Research Fellowship: 1991

National Eye Institute Training Grant: 1992 - 1995

Medical Scientist Training Program Scholarship (NIH): 1990 – 1997

Husik Prize (New York University Dermatology Research Prize): 2001

Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Research Competition First Place: 2004

Top Ten Presentation American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery: 2007

Top Five Treatments in New York, The New York Post: 2008

Patient Choice Awards: Best Doctor Award: 2010, 2011

Most Compassionate Doctor Award: 2012

Cosmetic Executive Women: Beauty Quest Award: 2014

Academic Appointments / Hospital Affiliations

Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale University School of Medicine, October 2003 - present

Attending Physician, Yale New Haven Hospital: 2003-present

Attending Physician, Yale West Haven VA Hospital: 2006-present

Attending Physician, Lenox Hill Hospital: 2001-present


Massachusetts Medical Society: 1992 - 1997

Massachusetts Medical Society: 1992 - 1997

Hellenic Medical Society: 1996 - present

American Academy of Dermatology: 1997-present

American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery: Fellow 2001-present

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery: 2001-present

Dermatology Foundation: 1999-

Women’s Dermatologic Society: 2006-present

DASIL, founding member: 2010-present

Journal and Extracurricular Activities

The Harvard Crimson, Editorial Board and Art Editor: 1985 - 1989

The Harvard Political Review, Art Editor: 1985 - 1989

The Biology Review, Staff Writer and Art Editor, Harvard University: 1986 – 1989

Harvard University Bureau of Study Council, Tutor Supervisor: 1985-1989

Harvard University Rape Crisis Counselor (Response center/hotline): 1988 -1989

Harvard Greek Club: 1986 - 1990

Harvard Medical School, Room 166 Peer Counselor:  1990 - 1992

Harvard Medical School, Vanderbilt Hall Athletic Facility, Yoga Instructor: 1990 - 1992

William Woodward Nursery School: President, Parents Association; Chair,  Fundraising Committee; Board Member: 2003-present

Metropolitan Opera House, Patron: 2003-present

Dermatologic Surgery journal, Editorial Board: 2009-present, Staff Reviewer: 2001-present

Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, Senior Associate Editor, Editorial Board, and Columnist of “Laser and Cosmetic News”: 2005-present

Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Reviewer: 2007-present

Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, Reviewer: 2008-present

Promenade Condominium, Vice President of Board of Managers: 2008-present

Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Reviewer: 2008-present

European Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Reviewer: 2009-present

The Promenade Newsletter, Editor-in-Chief: 2009-present.

Archives of Dermatology, Reviewer: 2009-present

Journal of Photobiology and Photomedicine, Reviewer: 2009-present

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Strategic Planning Committee: 2013

Residents for Reasonable Development, Founder, New York City: 2013


Laboratory Researcher, Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology, Harvard University: 1984 to 1991

Photoregulation of plant gene expression
Director: Lawrence Bogorad, Ph.D

Insect development
Director: Carroll Williams, Ph.D

Fulbright Scholar, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Heraklion, Crete: 1989 to 1990

Isolation and genetic engineering of ice-strains of Pseudomonas in Greece for agricultural crop protection against frost injury
Director: Fotis Kafatos, Ph.D.

Paul Dudley White Research Fellow, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School: 1991

Evaluation of the effect of emergency measures on air pollution levels in the city of Athens
Director: Dimitrios Trichopoulos, M.D., Ph.D.

Doctorate Researcher, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School: 1991 to 1997

Cell fate determination in the vertebrate retina
Director: Constance Cepko, Ph.D.

Director of Research, Laser and Skin Surgery Center of New York: 2001-2003.

Chair of Research Committee, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 2004-present

Director of Research, Dermatology and Laser Surgery, Private Practice and in affiliation with Yale University School of Medicine: 2003-present

Principle Investigator, NY Derm LLC, dermatologic therapy laboratory: 2008-present


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Patent Application

Geronemus, R., Alexiades-Armenakas, M.R., and McMillan, K. High fluence rate activation of photosensitizers for dermatologic applications. United States Patent Application number 20040073277, Serial number 407921, April 15, 2004.


Fluent in Modern Greek; Proficient in Spanish