Dr. Jennifer Chwalek is a Board Certified dermatologist with fellowship training in procedural dermatology and in cutaneous laser surgery. She specializes in cosmetic and laser procedures, Mohs micrographic surgery, and the treatment of hair loss. She graduated from Vassar College with honors and completed her MD and residency training at University of Maryland where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national honor society. She then spent a year researching hair loss at UCSF. She is Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center and has lectured at numerous national and international conferences and has written book chapters and articles for peer-reviewed journals. She is also interested in the intersection of Eastern and Western medicine and the effects of yoga and meditation on overall wellness. She is a Vinyasa-trained yoga instructor and a long-time student and practitioner of meditation and Ayurveda.