Dr. Bruce Heller is a graduate of the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia and completed his internship at North Shore Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center. He served as a Resident in Dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and was appointed Chief Resident. He is currently an Attending Physician at Mount Sinai Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Medicine, where he has won three Teacher of the Year awards, as well as Mentor of the Year. Dr. Heller has also received several Patients' Choice and Most Compassionate Doctor Awards. He is a frequently requested lecturer on different conditions of the skin.
Dr. Heller has been in private practice at his current location since 1985. He is passionate about addressing his patients' needs and providing them with excellent medical care and emotional support. He, himself, sees each of his patients on every visit. He does not employ part-time dermatologists or physician's assistants to substitute for his care for his patients
This policy of personal care allows him to get to know his patients, their concerns, and their skin conditions. It also guarantees that each time a patient visits Dr. Heller's office, he or she will get the full benefit of Dr. Heller's 30 years of training and experience.
In his private practice, Dr. Heller provides diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions, including acne, alopecia, eczema, moles, rashes, warts, and different types of skin cancer. The office also offers cosmetic dermatology and laser treatments. Dr. Heller's office accepts multiple insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Aetna, Cigna, Oxford, GHI, 1199, Medicare, and many others.
Dr. Heller is Board Certified in Dermatology and was rated in the top 97th percentile on the American Board of Dermatology-In-Service Examination. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a member of the American Medical Association, the Society of Investigative Dermatology, the Skin Cancer Foundation, New York State Society of Dermatology, and a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is also a contributing author to medical textbooks and journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine.