The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. Lydia M Evans, MD
Lydia M. Evans MD is board certified in dermatology and internal medicine, and also completed a fellowship in oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. After completing her dermatology residency at Columbia Presbyterian (New York Presbyterian Hospital), she established her dermatology practice in Chappaqua in 1993. Dr. Evans is an associate clinical attending physician in the Department of Dermatology at New York Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City, a position which includes significant teaching responsibilities. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Dermatology. In addition, Dr. Evans is a member of the Leadership Society of the Dermatology Research Foundation, and has served as the New York State Chairperson for the Psoriasis Research Foundation.
Complementing her academic affiliations, Dr. Evans served as the consulting dermatologist to L’ Oreal Paris from 2000 to 2012. Her years of collaborating with the beauty care industry have given her a comprehensive understanding of skin care products, and how to best design optimal, individualized skin care programs for her patients. She has extensive experience in a wide variety of cosmetic procedures including the use of Botox, fillers (Juvaderm, Restylane, Perlane, Radiesse and Belotero), Sculptra, chemical peels and microdermabrasion. In addition, Dr. Evans works intensively with lasers for skin rejuvenation and enhancement, Ultherapy deep ultrasound treatments for tightening and lifting, and Coolsculpting for body contouring.
Dr. Arnold C Toback, MD
Dr. Toback recieved his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, from Boston University. He subsequently recieved his medical degree from Boston University, where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical Society. Dr. Toback then completed a full residency in internal medicine from the Uiversity of Vermont before entering dermatology. He finished a residency in dermatology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and is board certified in both dermatology and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology in the Department of Dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. His medical interests in caring for patients extend the full breadth of comprehensive dermatological care - medical, surgical and cosmetic, from infancy to elderly.
Carmen Dorn, Aesthetician
Carmen Dorn is a licensed cosmetologist and reflexologist with over 30 years of experience in performing cosmetic and medical facials. Ms. Dorn studied in New York City under Kristen Valmi, from whom she learned the refined techniques to perform high-quality medical and rejuvenating facials. She approaches each client individually, assessing specific problems and needs, and then designing a tailored treatment program for them. She is also highly attuned to the stress that can accompany our busy lives, and incorporates her reflexology skills into the rejuvenating facials she offers.