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About Dr. Tinklepaugh

Dermatologist, Mohs Skin Cancer Surgeon & Cosmetic Surgeon in Midtown East and Upper East Side, New York, Commack, Plainview and Smithtown, NY

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Adam Tinklepaugh, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and dual fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeon and Mohs skin cancer surgeon. He sees patients from the MDCS: Medical Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery offices in the Midtown East and Upper East Side neighborhoods of New York City, as well as Smithtown, Commack and Plainview, New York. 

Dr. Tinklepaugh is originally from northern Virginia and received his medical degree with distinction from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He completed his dermatology residency training and cosmetic surgery and Mohs surgery training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Manhattan Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery in New York City. 

Since graduating, Dr. Tinklepaugh has performed over 10,000 surgeries and cosmetic procedures. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. 

Prior to returning to Medical Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Tinklepaugh spent five years as a full-time assistant professor at the University of Utah Department of Dermatology in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition to his clinical practice as a general dermatologist, cosmetic dermatologist, and Mohs surgeon, Dr. Tinklepaugh educated, supervised, and trained residents at their weekly surgery clinic. He assisted in the creation of an American College of Mohs Surgery fellowship program at the University of Utah.

Additionally, Dr. Tinklepaugh supervised cosmetic training sessions for dermatology residents and lectured both dermatology and medical residents within the University of Utah Health Care system. In 2022, Dr. Tinklepaugh decided to leave the University of Utah to return to the east coast to be closer to his family.

Dr. Tinklepaugh treats non-melanoma skin cancers as a Mohs surgeon, performs excisional surgery for melanoma, and provides various cosmetic procedures and surgeries. He is currently the Albert Einstein College of Medicine assistant Mohs surgery fellowship director.

Dr. Tinklepaugh has published over 15 peer-reviewed articles in multiple dermatology and plastic surgery journals. He has authored seven dermatology and dermatologic surgery textbook chapters and has been an invited presenter at many local, regional and national meetings.

In his spare time, Dr. Tinklepaugh is an avid snowboarder, tennis player, and youth lacrosse coach. He and his fiancé live in Midtown Manhattan and enjoy traveling and spending time with their families from Boston, Massachusetts, to Washington, D.C.