Kunal Malik, MD Board-Certified Dermatologist



  • Dr. Kunal Malik, MD FAAD is a board certified cosmetic and medical dermatologist in New York City.


Kunal Malik, MD is Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. In addition to his passion for aesthetic dermatology, Dr. Malik excels at managing a wide spectrum of complex dermatologic conditions. His cosmetic expertise is comprehensive, and Dr. Malik excels at injectables, including neuromodulators and fillers, laser surgery, microneedling, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), chemical peels, and body contouring modalities.


Dr. Malik prides himself on offering individualized, effective, and evidence- based treatments with high patient satisfaction. A native New Yorker, Dr. Malik completed his undergraduate studies at New York University before earning his MD with highest Distinction from the State University of New York- Downstate College of Medicine in 2018. He completed a year-long research fellowship studying inflammatory skin diseases jointly between The Rockefeller University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Malik completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Plainview Hospital / Northwell Health System and his residency in Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where he was selected as Chief Resident based upon his performance and commitment to excellence. Dr. Malik is widely published in high profile journals including the Journal of the American Association of Dermatology, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, and Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology


  1. Kim M, Mikhaylov D, Rangel S, Pavel AB, He H, Renert-Yuval Y, Del Duca E, Malik K,…, Guttman-Yassky, E. Transcriptomic analysis of the Major Orphan Ichthyosis Subtypes Reveals Shared Immune and Barrier Signatures. J of Investigative Dermatology. 2022 Mar.
  2. Malik K, Patel P, Khachemoune A. Surgical instrument disinfection during the era of COVID-19. Derm Online Journal. 2020 Nov.
  3. Gruenstein D, Malik K, Levitt J. Full scalp hair regrowth in a 4-year-old girl with alopecia areata and atopic dermatitis treated with dupilumab. JAAD Case Reports. 2020 Oct.
  4. Patel P, Malik K, Khachemoune A. Patient Education in Mohs Surgery: A Review and Critical Evaluation of Techniques. Archives of Dermatological Research. 2020
  5. Malik K, Helen H, Pavel AB, Wu J, …., Guttman-Yassky E, Paller R. RNAseq profiling highlights immune and barrier differences among ichthyoses. Abstract. J Invest Dermatol. 2020 July; 140 (7):, Supplement, S1-S144
  6. Patel P, Malik K, Khachemoune A. Surgical Pearl: Escaping a Hairy Situation- The Pencil Bun Technique. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jun 1:S0190-9622(20)30982-8.