Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Cosmetic dermatology
  • Multi-Ethnic Skin
  • Skin of color
  • Botox (botulinum toxin injections)
  • Liposuction
  • Soft tissue fillers
  • Laser hair removal
  • Chemical peels
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Rosacea
  • Laser treatments
  • Port wine stains and hemangiomas
  • Acne
  • Body contouring
  • Sun damaged skin
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
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
  • 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
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Pediatric and Adult

News & Events

  • Mass General Dermatology Media Coverage

    Browse the latest local and national news articles featuring stories from basic research to innovative breakthroughs in cosmetic dermatology.

  • 10 Medical Reasons You Are Hairer Than You Want to Be

    Sandy S. Tsao, MD, a laser and cosmetic expert specializing in ethnic skin, cautions that people with darker skin tones should choose a board-certified dermatologist who has experience with laser hair removal for people of all ethnicities.

  • Staying healthy and well

    Nearly 100 people attended the Midlife Women’s Health Community Conference on May 10. The event, in the O’Keeffe Auditorium, focused on the specific changes in the health of women at midlife and was free for patients, staff and members of the hospital community.

  • Laser sutures: Closing wounds with light

    Researchers in the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital have discovered how to stitch human wounds with a laser. This treatment reduces scarring and may also reduce the chance of infection.


  • Keeping Skin Healthy as the Clock Ticks

    Sandy Tsao, MD, a specialist in laser and cosmetic dermatology, discusses strategies for keeping skin healthy as we age. Her presentation addresses causes of sun damage, methods for protection, and strategies for reversing sun damage to the skin. This presentation is a part of the Midlife Women's Health Center's annual community conference.

  • Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Center

    Mass General's Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Center's depth of experience is unmatched. Only board-certified dermatologists perform procedures.


Dermatology Associates
50 Staniford Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517
Phone: 617-724-6960
Fax: 617-724-6970
Dermatology Laser and Cosmetic Center
50 Staniford St
Suite 250
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-6960