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Curriculum Vitae

Chief, Division of Mohs, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
5 East 98th Street, Box 1048
New York, NY 10029


2011-present Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Assistant Clinical Professor


2011-present Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Attending Surgeon


2010-2011 Mohs/Procedural Dermatology Fellowship
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

2007-2010 Dermatology Residency
Chief Resident (2009-2010)
New York Medical College
Metropolitan Hospital
New York, NY

2006-2007 Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Research Fellow
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Division of Plastic Surgery

2005-2006 General Surgery Internship
University Hospital-LA County Hospital
University of Southern California
General Surgery


2001- 2005 M.D., USC Keck School of Medicine
Graduated with Highest Distinction

1996 – 2000 B.S, University of California, LA
Physiological Sciences with Honors


2012 American Board of Cosmetic Surgery BC (Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery)
2010 American Board of Dermatology BC (Procedural Dermatology)



2009                                       New York License No. 257283

DEA Active


2006                                       California License No. A97164


2011                                        Teacher of the Year Award

Mount Sinai Department of Dermatology

2010                                        Dermatopathology Bowl IV – 3rd place

American Academy of Dermatology

2010                                        Resident Research Competition – 3rd place

New York Academy of Medicine

2007                                        American Society of Dermatologic Surgery

Resident Scholarship

2005                                        USC Medical Faculty Wives Scholarship

2004                                        Alpha Omega Alpha (Junior AOA)

2004                                        Dean’s Scholar Recognition Junior & Senior Continuum

2004                                        Van Horne Scholarship (Medical School)

2001-2003                           Dean’s Honors Recognition Years 1 & 2

2002                                      Pathology Chair’s Honors (USC Chapter)

2002                                        Swedish/American Scholars Association Scholarship

1998-2000                           Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s List every quarter

UCLA Pulson Scholarship


USMLE STEP 1: 252 (99th percentile)

USMLE STEP 2: 255 (99th percentile)

Highest score on comprehensive examination (USC class of 2005)



  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and  Cutaneous Oncology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • New York Dermatologic Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha


Manhattan Center for Dermatology, Associate Surgeon


Co-director Procedural Dermatology Fellowship

Attending Preceptor: Dermatology Residency

Chair Mount Sinai Spring Symposium “Advances in Facial Reconstruction and Cosmetic Surgery: A hands-on cadaver workshop”


 Peer Reviewed Original Contributions

1. Khorasani H, Zheng Z, Hguyen C, Zara J, Zhang X, Wang J, Ting K, Soo C. A quantitative approach to scar analysis. Am J Pathol 2011;178(2):621-8.

2. Zheng Z, Nguyen C, Zhang X, Khorasani H, Wang JZ, Zara JN, Chu f, Yin W, Pang S, Le A, Ting K, Soo C. Delayed wound closure in fibromodulin-deficient mice is associated with increased TGF-β3 signaling. J Invest Dermatol. 2011;131(3):769-78. Epub 2010 Dec 30.

3. Stein K, rosy K, Levy d, Khorasani H, Perlmutter A, Tuchman M, Layton D, Vafaie J, Ayers D, Schweiger E, Safai B, Amin S. Nd:YAG 1064 nm laser to treat dermatosis papulosa nigra. J Cosm Laser Therapy. 2011 (in press)

4. Chotiner JK, Khorasani H, Nairn AC, O’Dell TJ, Watson JB. Adenylyl cyclase-dependent form of chemical long-term potentiation triggers translational regulation at the elongation step. Neurosci. 2003;116(3):743-75.

5. Watson JB, Khorasani H, Persson A, Huang K-P, Huang FL, O’Dell TJ. Age-related deficits in long-term potentiation are insensitive to hydrogen peroxide: coincidence with enhanced autophosphorylation of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II. J Neurosci Res 2002;70(3):298-308.

6. Khorasani H, Persson A, Watson JB, O’Dell TJ. Hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidataive stress enhances CAMKII autophosphorylation during aging. Neurobio Aging 2002;23(IS): S514.

Books and Chapters in Books

Nouri et al Chapter 38 Adjuvant Treatments with Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Springer, New York 2010.
Mark G. Lebwohl et al Chapters 225: Striae and Chapter 53 Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans  in Treatment of Skin Disease: Comprehensive Therapeutic Strategies 4th edition, Elsevier, New York , 2012


1. 2012 Mount Sinai Spring Symposium, multiple talks “Anatomy Review, Cheek Reconstruction and blepharoplasty”,

April 14-15th , 2012, New York, NY

2. 2011 Mount Sinai Winter Symposium “Advanced Surgical Techniques: Live Patient Demo  Blepharoplasty”

December 10th, 2011, New York, NY

3.  2011 Greater New York Dermatologic Society Meeting “Adjuvant Treatments with Mohs Micrographic Surgery”

December 8th, 2011, New York, NY

4.  2009 Annual Meeting, American Society for Dermatologic surgery, ““Differential Expression of Transforming Growth Factor (TGF)-beta, TGF-beta receptors and Pro-collagens During Skin Wound Healing in Adult Mice with Fibromodulin Deficiency,”

October 1st, 2009, Phoenix, AZ

5.  54th Annual Meeting, Plastic Surgery Research Council, “Fibromodulin Modulates Transforming Growth Factor Betas Effects of Dermal Fibroblast Migration

May 28th, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA

6.  2008 Annual Meeting, American Society of Dermatology, “Treatment of dermatosis papulosa nigra with a 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser:,”

November 10th, 2008, Orlando, FL

7.  66th annual Meeting, American Academy of Dermatology, Residents and Fellows Symposium,

“Achieving Standardized Quantitative and Qualitative Scar Analysis in a Fibromodulin Deficient Mice Model,”

February 3rd, 2008, San Antonio, TX.