About Us


The personal philosophy of dermatologist and skin cancer research scientist Dr. Dennis Gross has held steadfast 25 years of practice: anyone can achieve beautiful, healthy, more youthful-looking skin. Dr. Dennis Gross’ customized approach to cosmetic and medical dermatology means you’ll always see the optimal results for you and your skin’s needs.

The goal at our practice is to give each patient a personalized, positive, relaxing experience with complete confidentiality and privacy. Dr. Dennis Gross trains each of his medical aestheticians to practice his professional treatments, customizing them to suit every patient’s individual needs. We aim to provide you with the most advanced dermatological and aesthetic treatments for visible, dramatic results, whether your concern is anti-aging, acne, or other, revealing naturally refreshed, healthy, beautiful skin.

We are proud to have one of the best-trained medical teams in the country. Each member of our medical team is trained directly by Dr. Dennis Gross and Dr. Hilary Reich in the latest and most advanced skincare treatments, to ensure each patient receives the best possible, customized care for her or his individual desired results. This rigorous training sets a higher standard for our staff and results in a team that is truly dedicated to delivering healthy, natural-looking beautiful skin.

Dr. Dennis Gross, M.D.,
Nationally Recognized Leader in clinical, cosmetic and medical Dermatology.


Dr. Dennis Gross is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. Dr. Dennis Gross has been in practice for 25 years and is the founder of Dr. Dennis Gross Dermatology, an exclusive dermatology practice on 5th Avenue across from Central Park in Manhattan.

A top-rated dermatologist, Dr. Dennis Gross is well known and has been featured as one of New York Magazine’s Best Doctors for his expertise in skin health as well as his approach to creating and maintaining the most natural-looking skin utilizing the very latest state-of-the-art cosmetic treatments and dermatologic technology. Dr. Dennis Gross is a regular invited guest on shows including Dr. OZ, The Today Show, The Doctors, CBS: The Early Show, and on CNN.

Dr. Dennis Gross is also the founder of the award-winning and innovative skincare line Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare™, which is inspired by patients at the practice and is a bestseller at Sephora, Nordstrom, QVC and around the world. Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare™ has been lauded for its innovative approach to skincare and home peeling treatments by every major magazine, including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and The New York Times Magazine. Dr. Gross published his first consumer book “Your Future Face: The Customized Plan to Look Younger at Any Age in 2004.

“One of the most influential sources on the dermatological and beauty worlds.” — Elle Magazine

Throughout every aspect of his work, Dr. Dennis Gross merges skin health with natural-looking beauty treatments, which is why his high profile and celebrity clientele entrust their face—and skin—in his hands.

When you schedule your appointment with Dr. Dennis Gross, rest assured, he is the physician that you will be meeting. He works with each and every patient to develop a customized treatment plan that will achieve your specific skin and beauty goals.

Dr. Dennis Gross’ goal is to give every patient who walks through his door his personal attention. His approach to beauty is simple, “I want my patients to look natural, but refined and refreshed. I never want to change the way they look.” He analyzes and customizes each patient’s skin treatment program for the most natural and most effective results, with little to no downtime.

Dr. Dennis Gross is a well-known innovator in the field of chemical peels, creator of the Alpha Beta Peel offered at the practice. He frequently uses them as an effective way to take years off your skin while boosting radiance, reducing hyperpigmentation, and evening out skin tone—with little to no downtime. Dr. Dennis Gross customizes peels for each patient based on skin’s needs, sensitivity, and busy schedules. He’s also the creator of the original award-winning Alpha Beta® at-home Peel, which just celebrated its 15-year anniversary.


Renowned for his skin cancer expertise: Dr. Dennis Gross is recognized for his unparalleled experience in detecting and treating skin cancer. He has conducted extensive skin cancer research, including a number of clinical studies conducted at the prestigious Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, in Manhattan. Dr. Dennis Gross’s skin cancer research has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Medical Microbiology and the Journal of Experimental Medicine. Dr. Dennis Gross has been a Board Member for the Skin Cancer Foundation and is a collaborating member of the American Cancer Society, as well as the Society for Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology. Dr. Dennis Gross has also been a contributing author for a number of Dermatology textbooks currently used in medical education across the US.

Dr. Dennis Gross is an active member of prestigious medical societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Medical Association, and the New York Dermatology Society.

Dr. Dennis Gross earned his medical degree with research distinctions from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his Dermatology residency from New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Hilary L. Reich, M.D.
Board Certified Dermatologist.


Dr. Hilary L. Reich is a board-certified dermatologist with 10 years’ experience practicing dermatology, laser surgery, and aesthetic medicine. Dr. Reich has worked side-by-side with Dr. Dennis Gross for the past few years.

Dr. Reich specializes in a number of medical dermatologic issues including acne and corrective laser therapies for acne scarring as well as cosmetic treatments including: including injectables like Botox®, Dysport®, Restylane®, Juvéderm®, Perlane®, Voluma®, Radiesse®, Belotero Balance®, and Sculptra®. She also uses the most advanced laser systems to treat aging skin, improving tone and texture, eliminating brown spots and pigmentation and tightening sagging skin.

Dr. Reich’s is a favorite resource for beauty editors and has been featured in numerous magazine articles published in Marie Claire, Glamour, and Seventeen. Dr. Reich has also published her skin-care research in highly respected peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Reich has served as a consulting Dermatologist for global skincare brands such as Noxzema® and has worked closely with Unilever and Alberto-Culver on research and development.

Dr. Reich accepts most major insurance plans and has convenient patient hours.

Dr. Reich graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University. She received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, completing her residency in the Department of Dermatology at University of Pennsylvania. She pursued additional training in Pediatric Dermatology at the prestigious The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she was an Assistant Physician of Dermatology. She also serves on the staff at Lenox Hill Hospital—North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital.


Dr. Dennis Gross M.D.

Nationally Recognized Leader in clinical, cosmetic and medical Dermatology.


Dr. Hilary L. Reich, M.D.

Board Certified Dermatologist.



Courtney Brooks

Medical Aesthetician

Courtney’s interest in skincare started in high school while growing up outside of Boston. Courtney sought out innovative skincare treatments, such as ultrasonic facials and chemical peels, to clear her acne prone skin. Today, Courtney’s fascination with skincare continues; having worked side by side with Dr. Dennis Gross for years, Courtney ascribes to his philosophy of customizing skin care and treatments for each patient’s skin and needs. Courtney specializes in chemical peels, cosmetic laser treatments, and cosmetic skin analysis.


Valentina Budnyatsky

Medical Aesthetician

Valentina has had a passion for skincare since her childhood in the Ukraine. She received her aesthetics license at New York’s Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics. Valentina is an expert in aesthetic treatments and she works along with the team to help her patients achieve beautiful, healthy, and glowing skin. She’s specializes in a variety of treatments customized for every patient including chemical peel and laser therapy.


Tanya Rivera

Senior Medical Assistant

Senior Medical Assistant Tanya Riviera has been working side by side with Dr. Dennis Gross since 2003. Tanya is dedicated to delivering world-class dermatological care. She answers questions, prepares patients for treatments, and ensures every patient’s concerns are addressed with compassion and expertise. “My goal is to educate and inform our patients so they’re relaxed and comfortable for every procedure.”


Dr. Dennis Gross is a nationally recognized dermatologist for his innovative and personalized approach to skincare for optimal results; for his ability to create—with injectables and fillers—the most beautiful, natural look; and his skin cancer experience and research background, an essential combination that’s the reason his clients come back to him year after year.

But more than that: Dr. Dennis Gross makes his clients feel comfortable in his offices, allaying concerns and discussing the best options with you, based on what you want. This is a philosophy that is embraced by all members of his team.

  • Personalized skin care
  • State-of-the-art treatments
  • Skin cancer expertise


Healthy Skin

Healthy skin is the foundation for beautiful skin. That is Dr. Dennis Gross’ core philosophy. This includes diagnosing and treating skin problems and performing regular skin cancer checks.

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As a leader in the field of chemical peels, our team will help you choose the right peel for you. The wide variety of lasers and light treatments that we offer can also help you achieve youthful radiance.

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Youthful Beauty

Dr. Dennis Gross is one of the leading experts nationwide in creating the most natural looking face—for you. Using the very latest injectables and fillers, Dr. Gross will help restore the most beautiful, natural version of you.

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