About

DR. NIKA FINELT

  

Dr. Nika Finelt is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology in the newly established Department of Dermatology in Northwell Health. She is board certified in Dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology and fellowship trained in Pediatric Dermatology.

Dr. Finelt graduated from the Stony Brook University School of Medicine where she was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Finelt completed her internship in Pediatrics at Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center. She completed her residency in Dermatology at the Stony Brook University Medical Center, where she also served as Chief Resident. She completed her pediatric dermatology fellowship at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. 

Dr. Finelt specializes in the dermatologic care needs of infants, children, and adolescents. Her focus is in providing a family centered approach to care integrated with a holistic approach that addresses the psychosocial impact of skin disease on the child and family. She provides evaluation and management services, along with laser and surgical services, for a wide range of acquired and genetic dermatologic problems in the pediatric population. 

Dr. Finelt is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She has published several articles in the peer-reviewed literature.  She is an active member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatology.

Board certifications

  • Dermatology – American Board of Dermatology

Administrative titles

  • Director – Pediatric Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Director – Pediatric Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, North Shore University Hospital

Academic titles

  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Chief resident

  • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook

Medical school

  • State Univ of NY at Stony Brook School of Medicine

Residencies

  • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook
  • North Shore University Hospital

Fellowships

  • Northwestern University Medical School

Affiliations

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital