Your skin is with you for life, and it needs your help to stay healthy and radiant. The Marmur Medical team provides the highest-level, safest care for your skin. We identify your skin’s unique issues, treat any potential problems, and choose the procedures that best enhance your own natural beauty.
Our goal is to find the simplest, most straightforward solution to your skin’s needs, and to give you the information you need to take the best possible care of your skin and your overall health.
Marmur Medical was founded in 2012 by Dr. Ellen Marmur, a recognized leader in the field of dermatology.Our highly personal practice is geared toward addressing the specific needs of each and every patient, and we treat all of our patients with the utmost care and respect.
We offer a full range of services, from annual skin cancer screenings to the latest cosmetic dermatology procedures, including laser technologies such as Fraxel and effective injections such as Botox and Juvederm.In addition to her work with her patients, Dr. Marmur has headed several research studies, with a focus on skin cancer prevention and anti-aging treatments.
Marmur Medical is located at 12 East 87th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, right by Central Park.
“Our goal is to find the simplest, most straightforward solution to your skin’s needs.”
– Dr. Ellen Marmur
We believe that health and beauty are intimately connected. Your skin’s appearance reveals a great deal about your overall well-being, and taking care of your skin involves a holistic approach to your lifestyle, including exercise, diet, sleep, and even happiness.
Your body is already equipped with the most amazing, sophisticated mechanisms of rejuvenation and repair. Our goal is to support those wonderful systems to optimize your body’s own natural anti-aging efforts, and to step in where needed to treat skin cancer or other areas of concern.
Our approach to both sides of our practice — skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, and cosmetic dermatology — is the same: we work closely with our patients to collect as much information as possible, we discuss and assess possible procedures (including innovative, leading-edge processes), and we proceed with the simplest, most straightforward solution, tailored to the patient’s particular needs and concerns. And in all aspects of treatment, we maintain the respect, compassion, and utmost focus on safety that each of our patients deserves.
Ultimately, we want to enter into a partnership with each of our patients, with the goal of helping you develop and commit to a lifestyle that makes you healthier, stronger, and more radiant.
“In all aspects of treatment, we maintain the respect, compassion, and utmost focus that each of our patients deserve.”
– Dr. Ellen Marmur
Everything we do, we do with integrity. We are honest, ethical, and independent, and we seek to have a positive effect on the world.
Knowledge is behind all of our actions: we never stop learning, through research and collaboration, and from our patients’ experiences and opinions.
We strive for clarity in all of our communication. We want our patients to have the understanding they need to make informed and reasonable decisions about their health.
We treat all of our patients with the utmost respect, appreciating and benefiting from their individual perspectives and histories.
We place a premium on connection: with our patients, with our colleagues, and with each other.
Dr. Ellen Marmur
Dr. Ellen Marmur is a leading dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. She is a recognized and admired expert in skin cancer diagnosis and surgery, Mohs surgery reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, and women’s health dermatology. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Marmur is an Associate Clinical Professor in both the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Genetics & Genomic Research at The Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Marmur is a board-certified dermatologist with fellowship training in procedures such as Mohs Micrographic Surgery for skin cancers, and cosmetic surgery including laser treatments and injectables such as neuromodulators and fillers. Her pedigree includes nine years in full-time academia as the first Vice Chair of Surgical & Cosmetic Dermatology at the prestigious Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. She is an experienced clinical researcher, specializing in genomic analysis of the effects of sun exposure and aging on skin. At Mount Sinai, she created the first Skin Cancer & Anti-Aging Biobank and bridged a pioneering collaboration between the Department of Genetics & Genomic Science and the Department of Dermatology, and she holds an associate professorship in each department. Dr. Marmur was also the director of the prestigious Procedural Dermatology Fellowship program.
Dr. Marmur earned her degree in medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine with distinction in research on melanoma vaccines and the Alpha Omega Alpha award for overall academic and clinical excellence in medicine. She trained in internal medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and in dermatology at The New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Hospital. In 2004, she completed her fellowship in Mohs Micrographic surgery.
Dr. Marmur is a spokesperson for the American Academy of Dermatology, and an active member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, The New York Dermatologic Society, Women’s Dermatologic Society, American Medical Women’s Association, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, and American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.
Due to her acknowledged expertise in skin cancer and dermatology, Dr. Marmur is regularly quoted in articles in major magazines and newspapers, and she has made frequent appearances on television programs such as The Dr. Oz Show and The Today Show.
Dr. Marmur is the author of Simple Skin Beauty: Every Woman’s Guide to a Lifetime of Healthy, Gorgeous Skin (Simon & Schuster), a comprehensive guide to skin care that covers everything from skin cancer and sun protection to cosmetic procedures and anti-aging products. She has authored many original contributions to the academic dermatological literature, articles and book chapters, and has been principle investigator on over one hundred research protocols.
Dr. Ellen Marmur has been the principle investigator on over one hundred research studies. Her current research includes FDA trials on the first-in-class treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma approved in 2012 called Erivedge, and many new treatments for actinic keratoses. Her current interest is in genomic and epigenetic analysis of the effects of sun exposure and aging on skin.
Dr. Melissa K. Levin
Melissa Kanchanapoomi Levin, MD, graduated summa cum laude from the University of California of Los Angeles, where she was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Lambda Delta honors societies. While at UCLA, she spent two years conducting cutting-edge research on causes of acne. She earned her medical degree from the University of California of San Francisco, completing the prestigious Doris Duke Charitable Foundation International Clinical Research Fellowship. Upon graduation, she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honors society for the top graduating medical students. She completed an internal medicine internship at the California Pacific Medical Center, where she was selected as the Francis J. Rigley Intern of the Year. Dr. Levin completed her residency training at The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at New York University Langone Medical Center, the nation’s top dermatology residency program, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. There, she received the Morris Leider Award as “the best all-around resident” for Excellence in Dermatology.
Dr. Levin is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Society, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Levin has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, received awards for her research in laser dermatology, and spoken at both local and national professional conferences.
Dr. Levin focuses her practice on general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology with special expertise in acne, laser surgery, scar revisions, and skin of color patients. Global dermatology is a passion for Dr. Levin. She has cared for patients, educated local health care providers, and performed clinical research in various international settings, including Thailand, Uganda, and Botswana. As a former ballerina and a current yogi, Dr. Levin believes in maintaining balance and natural aesthetics. Her commitment to global volunteerism and education has shaped her holistic approach to skin health. She is dedicated to providing the highest-quality skin care using state-of-the-art technology and the most advanced techniques to customize every treatment to meet her patients’ needs.
Dr. Jacqueline G. Berliner
Jacqueline Goulart Berliner, MD, graduated magna cum laude from Middlebury College in Vermont. She earned her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honors society for the top graduating medical students. In addition she was awarded the James Felt Memorial Prize for Highest Overall Standing, given to the student with the highest all-around performance in the four years of medical school. She then completed an internal medicine internship at Stanford University. She completed her residency training at the prestigious University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Dermatology. She continued at the UCSF Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center for fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and procedural dermatology.
Dr. Berliner is a board certified dermatologist. Her clinical expertise includes cutaneous oncology and the management of skin cancers with Mohs surgery, excisions, or other modalities. She also excels at reconstructions, benign excisions, laser surgery, and cosmetic procedures, including the use of injectables such as neuromodulators and fillers. She sees general dermatology patients as well. Dr. Berliner is committed to volunteerism both locally, through free skin cancer screenings and clinics, as well as internationally. She has joined and facilitated the development of several long-standing global health efforts in Honduras, Liberia, Haiti, and South Africa.
Dr. Berliner is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She is a clinical researcher with an interest in skin cancer, including melanoma. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and has authored a textbook chapter on melanoma.
In her free time, Dr. Berliner loves spending time outdoors and traveling. She is an avid runner, cyclist, and hiker and has completed many marathons. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her husband and their dog.
Marie C. Lum
Marie Lum has worked as an administrative healthcare professional for the past 17 years. Her areas of expertise include customer service, revenue cycle management, practice management, and business development. Prior to joining Marmur Medical, Marie worked at Continuum Health Partners, holding various positions in accounting and finance. Most recently, she helped to develop a start-up multi-specialty practice for St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York. For eight years, she oversaw the operations of a busy multi-specialty practice with eight providers specializing in internal medicine, family practice, dermatology, obstetrics and gynecology, gastroenterology, and orthopaedic surgery. In addition, Marie was very instrumental in orchestrating community ties. She helped to facilitate healthcare programs in the workplace for organizations such as Morgan Stanley, The Marriott Marquis, Times Square Alliance and Cravath, Swaine and Moore, LLP, among others.
Marie holds a MBA from Temple University and a BBA in Operations Management from Bernard M. Baruch College – City University of New York.
In her spare time, Marie enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her family. She resides in Long Island with her husband and children.
12 East 87th Street
New York, NY 10128