Rina A Anvekar

Rina A Anvekar, MD

  • INSTRUCTOR | Dermatology

Specialty:

Dermatology

Dr. Anvekar, is a Board Certified Dermatologist, who will serve an important role in our department as a general dermatologist, clinical researcher and clinical educator at both our Mount Sinai Dermatology and Mount Sinai Queens faculty practices. Her clinical interests include acne, eczema, psoriasis, total body skin checks and skin cancer. Dr. Anvekar completed her residency from Mt. Sinai Hospital and was the Chief Resident prior to graduation. During her graduation she has excelled in academics and has been the recipient of several honors and scholarships including Salaskar Award for securing the highest marks in Diploma in Pathology and Bacteriology. She has maintained as strong interest in academics and has several publications and paper presentations. She has pursued basic research centered on uncovering why melanomas are bullet proof to diverse chemotherapeutic agents and a strategy to improve the response in these tumors and expression of Braf mutations using immunohistochemistry. Her goal is to enable patients maintain healthy skin by providing preventative counselling, total body checks and cutting edge treatment options. She is committed to compassionate, community-oriented patient care and has a passion for resident education.

Certifications

American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Focus

  • Plantar Warts
  • Psoriasis
  • Punch Biopsy
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • STD
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Care
  • Skin Check
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Rashes
  • Squamous Cell
  • Total Body Skin Exam
  • Warts

Education

MBBS, Grant Medical College

Internship, Internal Medicine, Richmond University Medical Center

Residency, Dermatology, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Neuropathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences

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