• Fellowship Trained at Harvard Medical School & Mass General Hospital
  • Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University
  • “4 Under 45” Medical Aesthetic Vanguard
  • Pfizer Rising Derm Star
  • Fellow of The American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Skin of Color Society


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Rishi Chopra, MD, MS, FAAD is a Board-Certified Dermatologist with fellowship training at Harvard and an expert in cosmetic dermatology and laser devices in particular.

Dr. Chopra completed his advanced laser & cosmetics training at Harvard Medical School, where he trained under the inventor of laser hair removal, fractional laser resurfacing, Coolsculpt, pulsed dye lasers, tattoo removal lasers, Ellacor, and Accure. He is internationally acclaimed as an injectables, laser, and skin-of-color expert. He was recognized as Pfizer’s 2021 Rising Derm Star and recently selected as a “4-Under-45 Medical Aesthetic Vanguard”, awarded to four physicians under the age of 45 who have significantly contributed to aesthetic medicine and poised to be the next generation of thought leaders.

Dr. Chopra is heavily involved in research and innovation, and has authored over 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals including The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, The British Journal of Dermatology, and American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. He serves as an expert consultant to a variety of aesthetic device and cosmetic companies, helping to develop the next generation of cutting-edge procedures and skincare. He was recently awarded the prestigious “Maverick Award” by his dermatology and plastic surgery colleagues for his “progressive, out-of-the-box ideas which are likely to make a lasting impact on medical aesthetics for years to come”. He has also served as faculty for multiple national conferences, and regularly invited to lecture at the American Academy of Dermatology, Masters of Aesthetics, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and Vegas Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Chopra was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Northwestern University and his Master’s in Physiology from The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He then pursued a clinical trials research fellowship at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency training at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY before joining the Department of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School – Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Chopra’s aesthetic philosophy revolves around 3 key principles: (1) Natural Results: Enhancing your beauty while maintaining a natural appearance. Augmenting your unique features in a balanced & harmonious way. (2) Less is more: Prioritizing precision over excess, creating subtle improvements to achieve a rejuvenated and refreshed look rather than one that is overdone. (3) Collaborative Approach: Working together to define your concerns and goals in order to devise a treatment plan that aligns with your preferences and lifestyle.

Dr. Chopra practices both medical and cosmetic dermatology. He performs botox, fillers, lasers, radiofrequency microneedling, PRP, treatments for spider veins, tissue tightening, fat reduction, muscle stimulation, as well as a variety of other procedures. He is recognized as a world expert in the new Ellacor Micro-Coring skin tightening procedure.

Dr. Chopra is seeing patients in our Central Park and Hamptons offices. To make an appointment please call (212) 366-5400, or schedule an appointment online below.


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The deposit to hold most appointments is $200. Certain longer procedures, such as Ultherapy, require a larger deposit. If the appointment is cancelled or rescheduled with at least 48 hours notice you can have the deposit either remain as a credit in your account or fully refunded in your method of payment. These payments are processed securely by Stripe and we do not see or keep your credit card information.

The fee for a new patient cosmetic consultation is $400, which Dr. Chopra applies towards your treatment. During your cosmetic consultation, Dr. Chopra evaluates your concerns, answers your questions and devises a treatment plan to fit your goals. These are thorough consultations that can last up to 30 minutes.