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Sarina B. Elmariah, MD, PhD

  • Phone: 617-726-2914
Department of Dermatology
Clinical Interests
Dermatology (general)
Itching disorders
Mycoses fungoides
Contact dermatitis (allergic)
Eczema (atopic dermatitis)
Skin cancer
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency, NYU Langone Medical Center
Board Certifications
Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Sarina B. Elmariah, MD, PhD is a board certified dermatologist and Instructor in Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Elmariah attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences where she obtained her bachelor's degree (BA) with numerous honors. She received both her medical degree (MD), and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in developmental neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania, Medical Scientist Training Program. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical School in New York, followed by a dermatology residency at New York University, where she served as a chief resident.

Dr. Elmariah is a physician-scientist performing basic science and clinical research to understand why people itch.  She has published numerous articles and abstracts in dermatology and neuroscience journals, including Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Journal of Neuroscience.  Also, she has authored several online publications and a book chapter and is a reviewer for the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.

In addition to general dermatology, skin cancer detection and treatment, her clinical interests and expertise are in chronic itching disorders, eczema, psoriasis, allergic skin reactions, cutaneous lymphomas, and wound healing.


Dermatology Associates
50 Staniford Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517

Phone: 617-726-2914