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Dr. Saurabh Lodha

Dermatology
East Williston, NY
14 years experience male

Locations

Pura Dermatology

New York, NY

Address

446 W 38th street, Ground Floor, New York, NY
Directions

Practice website

Fax

(646) 706-7732

North Shore Dermatology Associates

East Williston, NY

About

Bio

Saurabh Lodha graduated Summa cum Laude from Creighton University in 2003 where he was awarded the Plato award for most outstanding Philosophy co-major and was accepted into the Phi Sigma Society for top biology majors. He then attended NYU School of Medicine where he was elected into the medical school honor society and was awarded the Marion B. Sulzberger Dermatology award. During his time at NYU, Dr. Lodha was involved in many research projects and was awarded the most outstanding Dermatology Research Award at the National Student Research Forum in 2007. He completed his dermatology residency training at Drexel University in Philadelphia where he was chosen as Chief Resident. He grew up on Long Island and has returned to New York to start his career as a dermatologist. Dr. Lodha has been published in a wide variety of medical journals and has particular interests in Sarcoidosis and Melanoma.

Specialties
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Dermatology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Circulation/Raynauds: Turning blue when exposed to cold is an extreme reaction to what the body normally does in response to the cold. When cold, the blood vessels in the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Hair Loss: Hair loss can be caused by a number of things. In someone in your age group specifically, it is even more important to have it evaluated by a physici... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
HGH and Hair: Hair growth results from the interaction of several hormones on the skin. The most important factor being andgrogen levels. So it is not a good indi... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Keratosis Pilaris: The best thing to do for keratosis pilaris (kp) is to be extraordinarily gentle with your skin. Do not use exfoliating washes to the area or rub the ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Hives: What you are describing sounds like hives, or "urticaria." it is one of the few rashes which is evanescent. Lesions appear and also disappear. Gene... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Hypothyroidism : Yes. It would be a good idea to see your primary care physician and have a routine thyroid screening. It is a simple blood test. There are many sym... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Folliculitis: If you recently shaved the areas this could be caused by inflammation around the hair follicles called folliculitis. You can try using over the count... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
HSV: There are two types of herpes simplex viruses (hsv) that cause oral and genital herpes. Typically, hsv-1 causes oral disease and hsv-2 genital disea... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Steam baths: Steam baths are fine. They may dry out your skin, but other than that they are okay. Like all things, it is important to use the steam room in moder... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Comedones: What you are describing sounds a lot like mild acne. Things that come and go on the face which appear as fine bumps are probably the first forms of a... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Red bumps: The rash you are describing could be one of a number of things. Non itchy, to mildly itchy rashes on the chest can be associated with viruses (which ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Vitiligo: There are no oral medications to bleach your skin. There are topical agents which can do this, but you would need to have a full and detailed convers... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Yeast infections: Yeast infections can be brought on by antibiotic medications, but not omeprazole. If you are having frequent infections, it is a good idea to see you... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Whatever works...: As long as you're not having excessive irritation or dryness, then use as much as you like to get effective results.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Healthy Skin: Make sure you keep your skin moisturized! to maintain a glow, without too much shine, try using thicker creams at night (products such as nivea, eucer... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Blisters: Anytime there is blistering on the hands that cannot be explained by trauma, it is a good idea to see your physician. There are numerous potential ca... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Healthy Skin: Wearing sunscreen is paramount to prevent damage to your skin. It is the most important thing you can do to prevent skin cancer and the aging process.... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Tretinoin: Tretinoin is a great medication for acne. It will start working within weeks and will reach it's peak effects at 3 months.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Frekles ie ephilides: Lasers are an effective therapy for a number of lesions on the face or body. Certain people are good candidates depending on what type of lesion is b... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Telogen Effluvium: T. Effluvium generally resolves spontaneously within 6 months. It is caused by an initial stressful event such as surgery, or even pregnancy. Once t... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Bruising on the Ear: Bruising on the ear, when not related to trauma can be caused by a number of things. Some of these things, such as levamisole toxicity (can be found i... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Bruising: It is likely a simple contusion. If you are experiencing any pain out of the ordinary, or any other symptoms such as light headedness, or fatigue, it... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Connective tissue dx: The symptoms you describe can be on a spectrum for connective tissue diseases. You should work with your physicians to get to the bottom of it. You ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Rashes: It is difficult to answer your question. There are several causes for what you have described and it is difficult to make a diagnosis without looking ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Many reasons...: The armpits are a very sensitive area on the body. The skin there is thinner and is rubbed throughout the day with activity. If you are primarily exp... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Dry Skin Care: To improve your skin you must moisturize more frequently. Consider using a thick emollient, such as vaseline ointment at night with gloves on top of ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 14 years experience
Keratoses: They are likely benign lesions known as stucko keratoses. These generally occur in people of your age group. Because they're a wide variety of skin l... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lodha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lodha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I ran into granite countertop, its located on my stomache. 2 inches to right of the belly button and I have had right groin pain on n off
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have an appointment with the dermatologist next week . I don’t have them look at it thank you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you dr. What should i do now?.. Should i see the doctor? What doctor should i see

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 2008MD

Residency

Drexel University
Completed 2012

Residency

St. Luke's Roosevelt
Completed 2009

Awards

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