Our Founder and Dermatologist, Dr. Josephine McAllister, is a board-certified dermatologist and a graduate of the Stanford School of Medicine and the Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Training Program. Dr. McAllister's passion for helping her patients to achieve healthy and beautiful skin led her to start a practice where every aspect of care is tailored to the special needs of Dermatology patients.
Dr. McAllister specializes in all aspects of general dermatology and also provides expertise in cosmetic and laser procedures. Her dedication to her field has earned her respect among her peers and the residents and students she has mentored throughout her career.
Dr. McAllister is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the Past President of the Tompkins County Medical Society, and a recipient of the American Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation Award for service to her specialty.
Outside of work, Dr. McAllister enjoys spending time with her family including her husband Liam P. McAllister who is a Professor of Physics at Cornell University and their young daughters Aelwen, age 11, and Vala, age 10, who love dancing to Hawaiian music and exploring the world together.
"I am so pleased with the service I have received from Dr. McAllister and her very supportive and efficient staff whether the procedure I received was medical or elective in nature. Addressing issues related to potential skin cancer as well as the aging process causes lots of anxiety. Dr. McAllister and her staff have the patience to address my concerns. Thank you all!"
"Your dedication to your patients, practice, and community truly stands out among your peers!"