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Brent D. Wainwright, MD, FAAD

Brent D. Wainwright, MD, FAAD

Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery


Cancer Care Team

Dr. Wainwright, M.D. completed an internship in internal medicine at Norwalk Hospital, an affiliate of Yale University School of Medicine.  He subsequently completed a research fellowship in Immunodermatology at New York University Medical Center.  As recipient of a prestigious National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health, he worked to develop improved diagnostic methods to monitor malignant melanoma. His research was followed by a residency in dermatology at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine where he served as Chief-Resident.

Dr. Wainwright has a special interest in pigmented lesions (moles, melanoma) and has supplementary training in dermoscopy, a painless and noninvasive technique used to help dermatologists better visualize pigmented skin lesions. He is a former attending physician at the Pigmented Lesion Clinic at NYU Medical Center.

Dr. Wainwright holds a faculty appointment at the New York University School of Medicine. He is Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and, a Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. His original papers have been printed in several scientific journals including Archives of Dermatology, the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, and, the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Wainwright is a recipient of the Fred Wise, MD Award by the New York Academy of Medicine, and, a two-time recipient of the “part-time teaching attending of the year award” recognizing his dedication to teaching junior doctors at New York University.

Prior to joining the Mount Kisco Medical Group Dr. Wainwright worked in private practice in Westchester and New York City. Through work with the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Wainwright has served several corporate clients including Revlon, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Proctor & Gamble, and Major League Baseball.

Dr. Wainwright practices medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology including Botox and fillers.


Katonah Campus
111 Bedford Road
Katonah, NY 10536-2115


Awards & Recognition

National Research Service Award from National Institutes of Health

New York Magazine Best Doctors Award: 2021

Castle Connolly Top Doctor: 2018-2021

  • Westchester Magazine: 2018-2021
  • Westchester Magazine Top Cosmetic Doctor: 2019-2021


Medical Education

Saint Georges University School of Medicine 2000


Yale University School of Medicine - Norwalk Hospital 2001


Chief Resident, Dermatology, Albert Einstein School of Medicine 2005


Immunodermatology New York University Medical Center 2002

Board Certifications

Dermatology 2005


Hospital Affiliations

Northern Westchester Hospital

New York University Medical Center Attending Physician

Professional Affiliations

Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine

Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology

Fellow, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery