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5th Avenue Dermatology Surgery & Laser Center
1049 5th Avenue, Suite 2B, New York, NY 10028

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Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank

Born and raised in Manhattan, Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank is Founder and Director of The Fifth Avenue Dermatology Surgery and Laser Center. Cultivating a sophisticated clientele, Dr. Frank has become renowned for his expertise in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery. Published by Random House in 2002, TURNING BACK THE CLOCK WITHOUT LOSING TIME: A Complete Guide to Quick and Easy Cosmetic Rejuvenation, has become the doctor's first "bible" for the consumer. In 2005, Dr. Frank separated skin care's myth and magic with the launch of his own line of products for the consumer market- pfrankmd skincare. Read more.

Our Practice

About Our Practice

The 5th Avenue Dermatology Surgery and Laser Center provides a medical and aesthetic experience akin to our native city - professional, stylish, and comforting. With the belief that the maximization of time and the quest for beauty are complimentary objectives, our office provides the cutting edge in non-invasive cosmetic rejuvenation.

Our goal is to offer our patients options for maintaining and enhancing their appearance with subtlety and sophistication. Using current technologies and artistic technique, physical enhancement is performed safely, with minimal downtime and natural appearing results. Every cosmetic procedure offered at our center is performed by a licensed medical professional in order to maximize their benefits while minimizing any risk.

We are dedicated to the health and cosmetic concerns of our patients and therefore create an environment where medicine and beautification merge, vitalizing and enhancing one’s inner and outer beauty.

About Us and Our Practice

In the Media:

  • Town and Country - September
  • Men's Journal
  • Details Journal
  • Marie Claire Journal
Dr. Frank Featured as Men's Anti-Aging Guru!
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Body Procedures Offered by Dr. Frank

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Liposuction New York City

Liposuction , the most popular cosmetic procedure in the United States, can potentially transform areas of localized fat into slimmer and more sculpted areas. When it comes to liposuction and fat reduction procedures, Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank of New York City knows his craft. He also recognizes that every treatment he performs should be best suited for the individual patient. As a specialist in minimally-invasive liposuction procedures, Dr. Frank expertly integrates state-of-the-art technologies into his Manhattan dermatology practice. He performed over 3000 liposuction procedures over the last 15 years. As a result, he continually forges new ground and is able to offer highly tailored fat removal treatments to a range of patients. When he performs tumescent liposuction - a procedure that eliminates fat via suctioning through small stainless steel tubes called cannulas - he often complements treatment with advanced laser and ultrasound technologies to facilitate more efficient removal. Frequently using fat melting devices such as SmartLipo and VASER, he is able to achieve results and reduce patient discomfort. Liposuction can be used to treat fat deposits in such areas as the abdomen, arms, love handles, and saddle bags.


If you are looking for a non-surgical fat removal procedure that can also give the skin an extra lift, SmartLipo is a novel, laser-assisted approach to body sculpting. Known as laser liposuction, this innovative technology melts fat and works to tighten skin at the same time. Not only does it help contour the body, it may improve skin laxity, making it a particularly effective treatment in cases where fat deposits and sagging skin are both present, such as post-pregnancy abdominal area. Requiring only a local anesthesia, this innovative procedure utilizes heat energy produced by the laser SmartLipo™ device to target and melt fat - making it easy to suction out. Because the device is so precise, side effects, such as swelling are reduced. As one of the best cosmetic dermatologists in NYC, Dr. Frank performs this fat reduction treatment in his AAAHC Accredited Manhattan office, helping his patients achieve consistent results.

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VASER® LipoSelection, an alternative to traditional liposuction, uses ultrasound energy to safely dislodge stubborn fat from hard to treat areas. When ultrasound energy penetrates the skin layers, it creates a thermal energy that specifically reaches and dissolves fat cells. Fatty pockets on the back, male breasts and other hard to treat areas are reduced, without harming any surrounding tissue. Compared to some other technologies, it can remove a greater amount of fat in a shorter amount of time. At the 5th Avenue Dermatology Surgery and Laser Center in NYC, Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank understands the nuances of the different fat reduction technologies. He incorporates a variety of devices, such as VASER Lipo, into his fat removal procedures so that he can calibrate and customize his treatments.

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Facial Treatments By Dr. Paul Frank

Acne Scars

Acne Scars

Most of us have seen the occasional skin blemish or pimple come and go, disappearing without a trace. But for those who have experienced a prolonged acne condition, the chances of having damaged scar tissues are higher. Even if the acne itself has cleared up, the complexion may still show evidence of imperfections. Because scar patterns can vary greatly from case to case, treating skin damaged by acne requires expertise and agility with a combination of techniques. New York cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank treats acne scars with the same individual approach he uses for all his cosmetic procedures. Depending on the nature of the scars, Dr. Frank employs different technologies, including laser resurfacing (Fraxel Dual/Repair) and micro needling (Dermapen) to encourage collagen production to renew the skin’s surface. Laser treatment can addresses pigmentation (MedLite Laser) and other treatments, such as dermal fillers, may help to smooth the skin.



Lift and tighten your skin with Ultherapy, an innovative non-surgical cosmetic treatment that delivers visible, natural-looking results over time. Ultherapy works by directing ultrasound energy to the deepest layers of skin, triggering new collagen production. The body’s own healing and rejuvenation process is activated, restoring the skin’s firmness and youthful appearance. The procedure itself is highly efficient. During the treatment, one of New York’s best cosmetic dermatologists Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank uses Ulthera ultrasound imaging capacity to comprehensively visualize the tissues, which enables him to precisely determine what areas would benefit most from treatment. By selectively treating areas of tissue, Dr. Frank can optimize results and comfort, while minimizing treatment time. Once the regeneration of collagen is triggered, it continues. Patients may see additional lifting and toning up to 6 months following a procedure. Excellent for lifting the eyebrows, improving the chin area, and enhancing definition in the jawline, Ultherapy is one of Dr. Frank’s most effective skin tightening treatments at our Manhattan practice.

Wrinkle Removal

Wrinkle Removal

With an ever-growing menu of non-surgical wrinkle removal treatments at our disposal, deciding on the best procedure can feel like guesswork, at best. But it doesn’t have to feel so overwhelming. Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank, dedicated to advancing minimally-invasive skin rejuvenation techniques, can recommend a treatment plan that will work best on your skin type and condition. With his expert knowledge of the most current wrinkle treatments on the market - and his experience performing them - Dr. Frank can help you find an effective way to restore skin elasticity and achieve a more youthful visage. To reduce fine lines and furrows, he works regularly with injectable fillers, such as Botox and Restylane. By jump starting collagen production, laser resurfacing procedures, such as Fraxel Dual/Repair, can visibly improve the appearance of wrinkles. As director of the 5th Avenue Dermatology Surgery and Laser Center in Manhattan, he has become known for his ability to combine different procedures to give a greater overall effect. For example, his FLT, or Fill-Lift-Tighten procedure, uses a heat energy technique to tighten, then fillers to provide volume. When it comes to wrinkle reduction, Dr. Frank of New York can help you find your best options!