Andrew M. Herbst MD
Fellow American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow American College of Mohs Surgery
(203) 957-3535
148 East Ave., Suite 3B
Norwalk, Connecticut 06851

About Dr. Herbst

Andrew Herbst MD

Andrew Herbst MD is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon. He received his undergraduate education at Cornell University, medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine, completed an internship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, and specialty training in dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. After training he completed a one year fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the Dermatologic Surgicenter in Philadelphia and is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, the gold standard organization for training in Mohs surgery. Since completing training in 2001, Dr Herbst has focused his practice on the treatment of skin cancer. He has treated over 10000 skin cancers with the Mohs technique and prides himself not only on the precise removal of the cancer but also in providing the most aesthetic repair. He has been invited to share his expertise multiple times with other doctors as an instructor in seminars on post Mohs surgery reconstruction at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology and been invited to lecture on skin surgery at local dermatology meetings. After 11 year of practice in the New York area and 6 in Fairfield County he is extremely proud to found the Skin Cancer Center of Fairfield County, a medical practice devoted to the treatment of skin cancer
ACADEMIC MEDICAL POSITIONS

Associate Professor Dermatology, State University of New York Health Science Center @ Brooklyn July 2001 to present

Dermatologic SurgiCenter, Philadelphia PA Director, Anthony Benedetto Fellow: Mohs Micrographic Surgery Approved by both American College of Mohs July 2000 through June 2001

State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Department of Dermatology Chief Resident June, 1999 through July, 2000 Clinical assistant instructor, July, 1997 through July 2000

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine Intern: July, 1996 through June, 1997.

New York University School of Medicine, Sept. 1992- 1996. Medical Doctorate, May, 1996. .
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Cornell University Bachelor of Arts May, 1991 Honors: Deans List Empire State Scholarship of Excellence
MEDICAL CERTIFICATION / AFFILIATIONS

Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery Fellow American Academy of Dermatology Member New York Dermatologic Society
PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

Guest Speaker, Long Island Dermatologic Society Meeting. April, 2010. “Common Questions in Dermatologic Surgery.”

Faculty, American Academy of Dermatology Annual meeting February, 2008. Reconstruction of Facial Wounds. Advanced Reconstruction

Faculty, American Academy of Dermatology Annual meeting February, 2007. Reconstruction of Facial Wounds. Rotation Flaps

Kim KH, Gross VL, Jaffe AT, Herbst AM. The use of the melolabial Burow’s graft in the reconstruction of combination nasal side-cheek defects. Dermatol Surg. 2004 Feb: 30:205-7

Herbst AM. Saving face. Cosmetic Dermatology. April 2003

Herbst AM, Benedetto AV. The use of the spanning suspension suture in facial reconstruction. Dermatol Surg. 2002 Apr;28(4):337-9.

Herbst AM, Bystryn JC. Remissions in pemphigus vulgaris. J Am Acad Dermatol. March, 2000.

Herbst AM. Extrusion of an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (Gore-Tex) implant after rhinoplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. July, 1999.

Herbst AM, Laude TA. Juvenile xanthogranuloma; further evidence of a reactive etiology. Pediatr Dermatol. March/April, 1999.

Herbst AM. The use of dermabrasion in prevention and treatment of non melanoma skin cancer. (Presentation at annual meeting of American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology. October 2001.

Herbst AM. Cutaneous manifestations of sarcoidosis. Verbal presentation: Sixth Annual Sarcoidosis Conference: Update on a Hidden disease. May 22, 1999.

Buscemi L, Herbst AM. Six cases from SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Poster presentation, American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting. March, 1999

Herbst AM, Siegal ES, Alapati UR. Erythema multiforme induced by Hepatitis C infection. Poster presentation, American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting. March, 1999.

Herbst AM, Brody N, Flaschner ZF. The role of topical vitamin C in protection from and resolution of UVB induced erythema. New York Dermatological Society annual resident competition. January, 28, 1999.

Herbst AM, Bystryn JC. Remissions in pemphigus. Poster presentation, Society for Investigative Dermatology annual meeting. May, 1996.