Rachel Westbay, MD

Dr. rachel Westbay

Filters are great, but great skin is better.

Dr. Rachel Westbay is a respected and sought after board-certified dermatologist at Marmur Medical on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. With a primary focus on cosmetic and general dermatology, she excels at the use of injectables and is also highly proficient in laser surgery, as well as other minimally and non-invasive cosmetic procedures, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP), thermal skin tightening, body contouring and tumescent liposuction. A sought after skincare and beauty media expert, Dr. Westbay’s expert opinions are routinely published in both print and electronic media. At the Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. Westbay serves as clinical instructor and teaches the dermatology residents a wide array of cosmetic procedures. She is also revered for her comprehensive board reviews, which she lectures the residents on throughout the year and which have earned her several of Mount Sinai’s coveted “Teacher of the Year” awards.

Awards & Recognition


Dr. Westbay graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She earned her medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., where she also graduated magna cum laude. She completed her medicine internship at North Shore University Hospital / Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where she was awarded “Intern of the Year,” and thereafter returned to Georgetown University to complete her dermatology residency and organize the cosmetic curriculum.

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Philosophy & Personal Interests

Dr. Westbay believes strongly that personalized and multimodal treatment plans are essential in helping patients achieve their most beautiful skin. This requires careful consideration of factors specific to each patient, such as skin type and color, which must be weighed appropriately in regimen selection. Her appreciation for and comfort in treating these variables allows her to maximize treatment benefits and minimize complications.
Dr. Westbay is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Dr. Westbay has lectured on general, inpatient and cosmetic dermatology at local and national meetings. She is also well-published in several peer-reviewed journals and has authored several textbook chapters in dermatology.
When not seeing patients, Dr. Westbay can often be found spending time with her husband and son. She also loves SoulCycle and is an avid music lover, especially of electronic music, and enjoys curating her own Spotify playlists.

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