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Dermatologic Surgery of Albany, PLLC located in Albany, NY, is one of the only accredited office based Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgery Centers in the state of New York. AAAHC accredited organizations committed to providing high-quality care and service, based on nationally recognized healthcare criteria. This office-based accreditation means safer procedures, better care, and lower overall medical costs. Less that 1% of office-based Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgery Centers have achieved AAAHC accreditation nationwide.


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Michael J. Mulvaney, M.D. 

Dr. Mulvaney is a native of Schenectady, NY and he earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College. After serving eleven years in the US Army where he did his internship, Dermatology residency and Mohs fellowship; he returned to private practice in Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dr. Mulvaney is a professional member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, American Medical Association, Medical Society of the State of New York, New York State Society of Dermatology and the Capital District Dermatology Society. In addition, he is board certified with the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Mulvaney has published numerous publications and presents a wealth of knowledge related to his field of study. In 2016, he was named one of the top Capital District Physicians.

Dr. Mulvaney lives in Albany, NY with his wonderful wife, Janet and their dogs. When he is not performing Mohs he enjoys running, Pilates, walking his dogs, vacationing in St. John and spending time with his family.

 

 

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Steven A. Altmayer, M.D. 

Dr. Altmayer is an experienced, fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon. He studied at SUNY Upstate Medical University where he completed his medical school education and internship. He completed his residency training in dermatology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and his fellowship in Mohs Surgery at Brown University. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Surgery, and the Capital District Dermatology Society. Dr. Altmayer is a native of Guilderland and was excited to return to the area to join the practice in 2015. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife, three children, and their dog.

 

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Dennis P. Kim, M.D. 

Dr. Kim is a board-certified dermatologist and Harvard-trained Mohs surgeon. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Kim worked as a middle school math teacher for ten years before embarking on his medical training. He then received his medical degree from Stony Brook University and completed dermatology residency at the University of California at Irvine. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Mohs Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. During his time at Dana Farber, he was involved in multiple oncology trials for locally advanced and metastatic skin cancers. Dr. Kim also obtained a Master of Public Health degree at the Harvard School of Public Health where his research focused on melanoma skin cancer screening.

Dr. Kim is an associate member of the American College of Mohs Surgeons and a fellow of the American Board of Dermatology.

Dr. Kim is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Queens, NY. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors hiking with his wife, son, and Australian Shephard and is an aspiring BBQ pitmaster.

 

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Kate Sarbib, P.A.-C 

Kate is a Board Certified and State of New York licensed Physician Assistant specializing in surgical dermatology. Kate completed her undergraduate studies at Siena College in Loudonville, NY majoring in Psychology with minors in biology and health care. She went on to receive her Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006. Upon graduation, Kate completed a dermatologic internship at Capital District Dermatology Associates. She worked in cardiothoracic surgery before joining our practice in 2008. Kate is an asset to the practice, she provides the patients with the most compassionate care assisting Dr. Mulvaney with pre and post operative care, minor surgical procedures, and reconstructions.

 

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Christy Arsenault, MBA - Practice Manager 

Christy joined the practice in 2015 and comes to us with a great amount of knowledge of medical office operations. She is very focused on making sure the practice runs efficiently so that patients receive the best possible care. Christy grew up locally and earned her BS from Siena College and her MBA from Sage College in Albany. Christy is an active member in the Medical Group Management Association and The National Association of Professional Women. She constantly remains up to date with the entire ever-changing world of healthcare and insurance billing. Christy lives in Schodack, NY with her husband Jason, and their children.

When she is not working, Christy enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family.

 

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Amy Rodgers, RN - Nurse Manager

Amy joined us in 2003. As the nurse manager, Amy is committed to providing clinical leadership in the office. Amy earned her BSN from the State University of NY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome. She is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of nursing and a member of the Dermatologic Nurses Association. Amy grew up locally and when she is not working she enjoys teaching dance and spending time with her husband and children.