At Skin Specialty Dermatology, our medical team includes:
Licensed Clinical Esthetician
Clinical Research Division
Clinical Procedures and Research Coordinator
Fran E. Cook-Bolden, M.D.
Director, Skin Specialty Dermatology
Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Cosmetic and Laser Surgery
Director, The Ethnic Skin Specialty Group
Fran E. Cook-Bolden, M.D., is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, which means she is a board-certified dermatologist. Dr. Cook-Bolden specializes in the practice of dermatology and dermatologic surgery, cosmetic and laser surgery, and is the Director of the Skin Specialty Dermatology and the Ethnic Skin Specialty Group.
Dr. Cook-Bolden participates in cutting edge research. She lectures regularly at local, national, and international conferences. She maintains several professional affiliations, including an appointment to the board of The Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, and is currently an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Columbia University in New York.
She is the co-author of BEAUTIFUL SKIN OF COLOR: A Comprehensive guide to Asian, Olive and Dark Skin.
Kim Nichols, M.D.
Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery
Cosmetic and Laser Surgery
Kim Nichols, MD is a cum laude graduate from Harvard University. She received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Nichols completed her residency training in dermatology at the King Drew - Harbor/UCLA Medical Centers, where she acted as chief resident in her last year. There she trained in the medical and surgical treatment of patients of all backgrounds, ranging from skin cancer screening and surgery to laser therapy in skin of color. While in practice, Dr. Nichols has provided comprehensive care to both pediatric and adult patients in general dermatology, skin cancer surgery and cosmetic treatments. She performs a wide range of cosmetic procedures such as Botox, fillers, laser treatments, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and sclerotherapy.
Licensed Clinical Esthetician
Expertise in laser and light source technologyExpertise in skin resurfacing and rejuvenation procedures
Janine is an authority on skincare and beauty specializing in the treatment of all skin types. As a speaker and consultant, her vast and diverse knowledge of beauty and fashion trends for women of all ages gives her an edge over other skincare professionals and television personalities. Janine's expertise in assisting her clients seeking simple and effortless beauty regimens has helped her to become one of the most sought after up and coming beauty professionals in the industry.
Dr. Cook Bolden has also been featured in Ladies Home Journal, SELF, InStyle, Cosmopolitan, O Magazine, Dermatology Times and many more!
Check out our In the Media page for additional magazine articles featuring Dr. Cook-Bolden.
Skin Specialty Dermatology hits international news again!
Dr. Cook-Bolden provides tips in the May issue of Vis.A.Vis Magazine for an age-defying beauty regimen that will help you
Look Great At Any Age
Dr. Cook Bolden has also been in informative news segments in local newspapers and news across the US including The New York Post, Newsday, The Charlotte Observer, The Kansas City Star, New York Times, The Courier, special feature on CBS TV and more.
Check out our In the Media page for additional News and Headlines featuring Dr. Cook-Bolden
Are you hiding out because of ACNE?
If you are 12 years of age or older and have acne, you may be able to participate in a clinical research study testing an investigational gel medication.
Do you have thickened yellow and disfigured toenails (onychomycosis/toenail fungus)?
Enrolling subjects 16 yrs or older, male or female in a research study
Dr. Cook-Bolden & Skin Specialty Dermatology Discuss Skincare in the FASHION & STYLE section of the New York Times for January 4, 2007:
Skin Deep: The Cosmetics Restriction Diet - By Natasha Singer
"Forget $200 beauty creams and medicine cabinets full of products. The best regimen for your face involves three simple steps and nothing more expensive than $30."
Are you SUFFERING with ACNE??
Are you tired of suffering with acne? Is it getting worse or not responding to treatments? We are currently enrolling for acne research studies. Free medication and compensation provided. Please call 212.223.6599. Limited space available!
New Opportunity for Fraxel Laser Treatments: see information in our Research Division
EXPERTS IN TREATING SKIN OF COLOR
Skin Specialty Dermatology featured in the New York Times, Thursday, November 3, 2005. An outstanding article on "Treating Skin of Color With Know-How" in which Dr. Fran Cook-Bolden is one of the doctors featured!
THE LATE SHIFT
Are you finding it difficult to juggle your daytime schedule to accommodate your skin, hair and nail health concerns?
We do offer limited after work and evening hours for patients who are unable to make daytime hours. Weekend appointments also available... We're here for you!
Opportunity for Laser Treatments
Would you like to improve the appearance of scars, keloids, stretch marks, prominent pores, uneven skin tone, fine lines and wrinkles, unwanted pigmentation, or even acne? Now is the time! Call for a consultation today and ask for the COSMETIC CENTER 212.223.6599.
Clinical Research Studies
Call us about ongoing and future enrollment for clinical research studies of safe and effective treatments for dark spots, acne, razor bumps, hair loss, dry scalp and many other skin problems. All treatments and visits at no cost. To learn more, visit our Research Division.
For more information, contact us at 212.223.6599 or email now.
Enrollment in research studies is limited!
Dr. Cook-Bolden's Book
Now updated in paperback, in all major bookstores (also available in our office), find BEAUTIFUL SKIN OF COLOR: A Comprehensive guide to Asian, Olive and Dark Skin, co-authored by Dr. Fran E. Cook-Bolden.
A great GIFT idea!