Dr. Ostad is a board-certified Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He received his B.A. magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1987 from New York University. In 1991, Dr. Ostad received his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. He went on to do an internship in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School and then completed his residency in Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at New York University Medical Center in 1995. He then completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Laser and Cosmetic Surgery at UCLA in 1996.

Dr. Ariel Ostad has been named as a RealSelf Top Doctor. The RealSelf Top Doctor status is awarded to less than 10% of the RealSelf doctor community. This status is earned by achieving high patient satisfaction as reported in RealSelf reviews, getting favorable feedback on their expert answers and investing significant time in Q&A.


Dr. Ostad’s mission is clear… Excellence in all aspects of patient care. Each patient is approached individually and with the utmost care. From infrastructure to staffing to the execution of every medical and cosmetic procedure, Dr. Ostad pays attention to the details that make an ordinary visit extraordinary!

  • “Wonderful and thorough assessment. Excellent Treatment. Out of a 1-10 this place is a 12!!! Pleasant welcoming attitude of all who work here.”

  • “I was a patient over 5 years ago, yet I still recall the wonderful skill of Dr. Ostad. Thank you again for all your wonderful help.”

  • “I have been a patient of your office for well over 9 years. I was referred to Dr. Ostad by a colleague who had a cancerous mole removed on her face with great results.”

    Eileen G
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