Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton is a New York City board-certified dermatologist, who specializes in general and cosmetic dermatology and is a noted authority in treating ethnic skin, adult acne, and dermatologic surgery. She founded Ingleton Dermatology in 1996 and relocated her offices to the trendy Noho section of Manhattan in 2001. She prides herself on creating a relaxed and spa-like environment that encourages patients to openly communicate their concerns, which ultimately leads to successful diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair, and nail disorders.
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