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Eve Lowenstein, MD, PhD, FAAD

Education and Training
  • Medical school: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Dermatology, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Certifications: Board Certified in Dermatology
Background

Dr. Eve Lowenstein grew up in Israel and Long Island, NY. She is a graduate of Queens College, having majored in chemistry and literature, religion and philosophy of the Western Tradition. She graduated with highest honors and was awarded the Jonas Salk Scholarship for research and the Phi Beta Kappa Scholar's Award. Dr. Lowenstein attended New York University School of Medicine's Medical Scientist Training Program, where she earned a Master of Science (MS, 1992), Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD, 1994) in Cellular and Molecular Biology and a Doctor of Medicine (MD, 1995). As a graduate student, Dr. Lowenstein made a significant discovery of the gene Grb-2, which is important in cell signaling and cancer growth.

Dr. Lowenstein did her medical internship at Long Island Jewish Hospital, followed by a dermatology residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, where she served as chief resident. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, where she is active and serves on numerous committees.

Since completing her training, Dr. Lowenstein joined the Dermatology Department at SUNY Downstate Medical Center where she is currently an Associate Clinical Professor as well as Director of Medical Dermatology at both SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Kings County Hospital. She is also an Associate of South Nassau Dermatology PC, at its offices in Oceanside and Long Beach, New York.

Dr. Lowenstein is fluent in Hebrew, German, and medical Spanish. She has won many awards, honors and research grants, including a nomination for a National Leadership Award by Congressman Thomas Delay (2001) and Outstanding Physician Award at Kings County Hospital (2002).

She has authored more than forty research articles and three book chapters. She serves on the editorial board of several journals. Dr. Lowenstein is currently active in clinical research and has delivered hundreds of lectures on a local, regional, national, and international level to medical and layperson audiences. Her research interests include acne, paleodermatology and history of medicine, forensics in dermatology, and Turner Syndrome.

  • Clark C, Gerber D, Glick S, Shalita A, Lowenstein E. The Dermatologic Manifestation of Hyperandrogenism: A Retrospective Chart. Skinmed, March-April Vol 12:2 : 84-88, 2014.
  • EJ Lowenstein. Commentary: Iatrogenic injury in dermatology, Clinics in Dermatology Nov-Dec:29 (6): 585-586, 2011.
  • EB Lowenstein and EJ Lowenstein. Systemic retinoid use in dermatology: Dermatology's downtrodden hero. Clinics in Dermatology, Nov-Dec: 29,(6):652-661, 2011.
  • Qureshi N and Lowenstein EJ. The role of nutrition in acne pathogenesis: youtube as a reflection of current popular thought, Skinmed, Sept/Oct 9:279-280,2011.
  • Lowenstein EJ. Genodermatoses among the ancients: Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome in Egyptian dynastic brothers. Skinmed Mar-Apr;9(2):117-8, 2011.
  • Reddy K and Lowenstein EJ. Forensics in Dermatology Part I. JAAD CME. May;64(5):801-8, 2011.
  • Reddy K and Lowenstein EJ. Forensics in Dermatology Part II. JAAD CME. May;64(5):811-24, 2011.
  • Lowenstein EB and Lowenstein EJ. Cutaneous manifestations of endocrine neoplasia. A review. Italian Journal of Dermatology and Venereology. Apr;145(2):229-44,2010. (Invited manuscript)
  • Lowenstein EJ. Osteogenesis Imperfecta in a 3000 year old mummy. May; 25(5):515-6. Child's nervous system. Springer, 2009. (Cover article)
  • Lowenstein EJ. Diagnosis and Management of the Dermatologic Manifestations of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Dermatologic Therapy, 19:210-223, 2006.