Athena Kaporis, M.D.
Dr. Athena Kaporis graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College where she was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. She then received her medical degree and pursued a medical internship at New York University School of Medicine.
She completed her Dermatology Residency at the State University of New York Health and Science Center in Brooklyn. She has conducted research in immunology and has published several articles in peer-reviewed medical journals regarding dermatologic pathology.
Dr. Kaporis has appeared on MSNBC television discussing skin cancer and skin care. She has been in private practice for many years specializing in both medical and cosmetic dermatology, including laser surgery and tumescent liposuction.
She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery and the Women's Dermatology Society.