Great skin attracts attention, and so does great skin care. As a leading expert in cosmetic and medical dermatology and dermatologic surgery, Dr. Ostad has been awarded numerous awards and made numerous media appearances. A few of our favorites are showcased below.



Dr. Ariel Ostad is proud to be distinguished as a top Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon by Super Doctors. This title is given to a selective, yet diverse listing of outstanding doctors based on their credentials, honors and professional achievement. Dr. Ostad is honored to have received this award for 10 consecutive years from 2014-2023.

US News & World Report

Dr. Ostad was voted by his peers as a top doctor in US News & World Report magazine.

New York Best Doctors

Dr. Ostad received the honor of being named one of the Best Doctors by New York Magazine

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctor” guides identify the nation’s best doctors and hospitals in every part of the country in each medical specialty. Dr. Ostad is honored to have received this award in Dermatology for 16 consecutive years from 2008-2023.

NYU School of Medicine

Dr. Ariel Ostad has been recognized for significant contributions to NYU’s Department of Dermatology

Part-Time Attending of the Year 2023

Dr. Ariel Ostad has been honored with the Part-Time Attending of the Year award for 2023 by the NYU Grossman School of Medicine Department of Dermatology Residents.

Surgical Attending of the Year

Dr. Ostad received the “Surgical Attending of the Year” award for the third time in 2015, and was previously awarded in 2004 and 2009 by the NYU School of Medicine-Department of Dermatology for his outstanding teaching, dedication, and contribution as a Clinical Assistant Professor.

RealSelf Top Doctor

Dr. Ariel Ostad was named a “Top Doctor” by RealSelf. 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.

Raymond J. Brienza Award 2014

Dr. Ariel Ostad has been honored with the Raymond J. Brienza Award for 2014 from NYU School of Medicine.

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