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Sarina B. Elmariah, MD, PhD


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Clinical Interests
  • Dermatology (general)
  • Psoriasis
  • Vitiligo
  • Itching disorders
  • Mycoses fungoides
  • Contact dermatitis (allergic)
  • Eczema (atopic dermatitis)
  • Skin cancer
Medical Education
  • MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Residency, NYU Langone Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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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.


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50 Staniford Street
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Boston MA, 02114-2517
Phone: 617-726-2914

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