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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Rebecca Kleinerman is a native New Yorker who is pleased to be joining Schweiger Dermatology as a procedural dermatologist. She attended The Dalton School, Princeton University, and New York University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in dermatology at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she served as Chief Resident. After her board-certification in dermatology, Dr. Kleinerman pursued advanced training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, cosmetic and laser dermatology at The University of California at Davis, where she worked with Drs. Daniel Eisen, Thomas King, and Suzanne Kilmer. Dr. Kleinerman is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. She is happy to be returning to her hometown, where she enjoys the theater, playing tennis and jogging around the reservoir in central park.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - New York University
  • New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Residency in Dermatology
  • University of California Davis Medical Center, Fellowship in Procedural Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Awards and Publications

  • Spector JA, Kleinerman R, Culliford AT 4th, Karp NS. The vertical reduction mammaplasty: a prospective analysis of patient outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Feb; 117(2): 374{81.
  • Kleinerman R, Karp NS, Spector JA. Counseling patients on breast reconstruction. Contemporary Ob/Gyn 2006 Mar; 51(3): 34{47.
  • Kleinerman R, Greenspan A, Hale EK. Mohs micrographic surgery for an unusual case of keratoacan- thoma arising from a longstanding tattoo. J Drugs Dermatol. 2007 Sep; 6(9): 931{932.
  • Le H, Kleinerman R, Lerman OZ, Brown D, Galiano R, Gurtner GC, Warren SM, Levine JP, Saadeh PB. Hedgehog signaling is essential for normal wound healing. Wound Repair Regen. 2008 Nov-Dec; 16(6): 768{73.
  • Kleinerman R, Emanuel PO, Goldenberg G. Treatment with hyaluronic acid llers. Cosmetic Derma- tology 2010; 23:405{409.
  • Kleinerman R, Kriegel D, Amir I, Emanuel PO, Markinson B. Osteoinvasive subungual melanoma: a report and review. J Drugs Dermatol. 2010 Feb; 9(2):159{63.
  • Mercer SE, Kleinerman R, Goldenberg G, Emanuel PO. Histopathologic identi cation of dermal ller agents. J Drugs Dermatol. 2010 Sep; 9 (9): 1072{8.
  • Frydman AF, Mercer SE, Kleinerman R, Yanofsky VR, Birge MB. Acquired brokeratoma presenting as multiple plantar nodules. Dermatol Online J. 2010 Oct 15; 16 (10):5.
  • Vidal CI, Kleinerman R, Shin YC, Levitt J, Phelps RG, Birge MB. Follicular zygomycosis: a potentially benign form of cutaneous zygomycosis infection. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2011 Sep; 19(5):332{335.
  • Fernandes N, Mercer S, Kleinerman R, Phelps RG. Amyloidosis cutis dyschromica associated with atypical Parkinsonism, spasticity and motor weakness in a Pakistani female. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Oct; 38(10): 827{31.
  • Kleinerman R, Ibrahimi OA, Eisen, DB. Letter to the editor re: Sentinel node biopsy should be o ered in thin melanoma with mitotic rate greater than one. Dermatol Surg. 2012 Feb; 38(2):290{2.
  • Kleinerman R, Loucas E. Muir-Torre syndrome/Turcot overlap? A patient with sebaceous carcinoma, colon cancer, and glioblastoma multiforme. Dermatol Online J. 2012 May 15; 18(5):3.
  • Kleinerman R, Chotzen VA, McClaren ML, Kilmer SL. Severe unilateral vasomotor rhinitis: an an- tecedent sign of vascular compromise? Dermatol Surg. 2012 Aug; 38(8):1410{2.
  • Kleinerman R, Whang T, Bard RL, Marmur ES. Ultrasound in dermatology: principles and applica- tions. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Sep; 67(3): 478{87.
  • Kleinerman R, King TH, Eisen DB. To cut or not to cut? A review of aesthetic approaches to the facial subcutaneous cyst. J Drugs Dermatol. 2013 Jan; 12(1):60{5.
  • Kleinerman R, Kilmer SL, Chotzen VA. Mitomycin C in the treatment of keloids: a case and review. J Drugs Dermatol. 2013 Jun 1; 12(6):701{3.
  • Kleinerman R, Eisen DB, Kilmer SL, Ibrahimi OA. The new age of noninvasive facial rejuvenation. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2013 Mar; 32(1):53{8.
  • Olazagasti J, Kleinerman R, Eisen DB. Composite full-thickness skin and fat graft for nasal recon- struction. Dermatol Surg. 2014 Mar; 40(3):337{40.
  • Kleinerman R, Armstrong AW, Ibrahimi OA, King TH, Eisen DB. Electrobrasion Versus Manual Dermabrasion: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Comparative E ectiveness Trial. Accepted, British Journal of Dermatology.
  • Kleinerman R, Amir I, Maryles S, Kriegel D. Squamous cell carcinoma on the forehead of a 29-year-old male: a case of puzzling etiology and therapeutic challenge. (Poster presented at the AAD, March 5{10, 2009.)
  • Kleinerman R, Phelps R. Folliculitis. In Treatment of Skin Disease: Comprehensive Therapeutic Strate- gies, 3rd ed. Lebwohl MG, Heymann WR, Berth-Jones J and Coulson I, eds. Mosby Elsevier, 2010.
  • Kleinerman R, Weinkle A, Lebwohl M. Cutaneous Carcinogenesis Related to Dermatologic Therapy. In Cancer of the Skin, 2nd Ed. Rigel D, ed. Mosby Elsevier, 2011.

Language Spoken

  • English