About Dr. Khorasani


Dr. Khorasani is the Chief, Division of Dermatologic & Cosmetic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a triple board-certified, fellowship-trained cosmetic and skin cancer surgeon.

He is a diplomat of:

  • American Board of Dermatology (Procedural Dermatology)
  • American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery)
  • American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Khorasani has specialized training in advanced skin cancer management (melanoma, basal & squamous cell carcinomas). He is an expert in Mohs micrographic surgery and post-Mohs reconstructive surgery. As one of the co-founders of the Tisch Cancer Institute’s Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center, Dr. Khorasani is actively involved with clinical trials and the advancement of skin cancer therapy. Dr. Khorasani is fluent in three languages: English, Swedish and Farsi.

Skin Cancer Removal and Reconstruction

Patients travel from all over the world to see Dr. Khorasani for skin cancer removal and complex reconstructive surgeries. Dr. Khorasani is board certified in performing reconstructive surgeries in addition to any necessary cosmetic procedures. Patients feel reassured under Dr. Khorasani's care from start to finish as he stays with them through the removal, pathology and reconstructive procedures. Dr. Khorasani provides expert care all in one place.

Cosmetic Procedures Performed

Dr. Khorasani is a fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeon and performs provides both facial aesthetic surgery and body cosmetic procedures. These include liposuction, non-invasive body contouring, eye lifts, Silhouette InstaLift, non-invasive laser procedures, scar revisions, Botox® and most injectable fillers.

Scar Repair Research

He is deeply involved in minimal scar wound repair research and has done extensive research in this area. He is currently conducting two clinical trials addressing improved scarring after surgery.

Dual Fellowship Program Director

As the Director of the Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship and the Director of the Mohs Surgery Fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Khorasani is actively involved in teaching surgical and cosmetic procedures to residents and fellows from all over the world.

National Aesthetic Meeting

Dr. Khorasani is the Chair of the Mount Sinai Spring Symposium “Advances in Facial Reconstruction & Cosmetic Surgery,” a renowned national, multi-specialty reconstructive and cosmetic surgery meeting. 

Education & Associations

Dr. Khorasani graduated summa cum laude from UCLA with a degree in Physiological Sciences and graduated in the top 5% of his medical school with highest distinction from the University of Southern California. Following medical school, Dr. Khorasani completed his internship in General Surgery at the USC-LA County Hospital, gaining extensive exposure to trauma and reconstructive surgery. He then completed a research fellowship in Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California School of Medicine where he studied minimal scar wound repair.

Dr. Khorasani served as chief resident and completed his dermatology residency at NYMC Metropolitan Hospital & Montefiore North in New York City. After his residency, Dr. Khorasani completed a fellowship in Procedural Dermatology and Mohs micrographic surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center where he had additional training in skin cancer surgery, reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Khorasani is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology and American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology.




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