Dr. Zain Husain, MD, FAAD, FACMS

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Meet Dr. Zain Husain

Dr. Zain Husain, MD, FAAD is a dual board-certified dermatologist and Mohs micrographic surgeon, fellowship-trained in cosmetic dermatology. He began his medical education when he was accepted into the highly competitive accelerated 7-year BS/MD program with Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, where he graduated with top academic honors and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Husain completed his dermatology residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington DC, where he served as chief resident in his final year and then completed a dual fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and cosmetic dermatology at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. There, he received extensive training in advanced skin cancer surgery and reconstruction as well as cosmetic procedures including injectables, body contouring, and laser surgery. Following fellowship, Dr. Husain worked in private practice in Washington, DC where he also served as a clinical instructor at the George Washington University School of Medicine teaching dermatology residents.

A New Jersey native, Dr. Husain returned to his home state to establish the New Jersey Dermatology and Aesthetics Center as a premier destination for medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. His beautiful state-of-the-art office offers the latest technologies in a warm, comfortable environment.

Dr. Zain Husain has delivered lectures on various dermatologic topics at national conferences and has authored numerous articles in prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals. He is committed to life-long learning and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), and an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS).

In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, running, weightlifting, and spending time with his family. He loves to travel and explore different countries, cultures, and cuisines. Dr. Zain Husain lives with his wife, a pediatrician, and their two daughters.

Dr. Zain Husain is personally committed to delivering meaningful care to every patient. He listens to their concerns first, carefully examines and educates them on diagnoses, and partners with them to form a treatment plan to best address their concerns. 

Husain Z., Ciocon D. Management of a Lower Eyelid Defect. Dermatol Surg. 2018.

Husain Z., Ciocon D. Alar Reconstruction After Failure of an Interpolated Melolabial Flap. Dermatol Surg. 2018.

Husain Z., Hendi A. Mohs micrographic surgery for digital melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers. Cutis. 2018.

Husain Z., Ciocon D. Reconstruction of a Full-Thickness Auricular Defect after Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2018

Husain Z., Ciocon D. Complex Subunit Repair of a Cheek, Nose, and Medial Canthal Defect: A Stepwise Approach. J Craniofac Surg. 2017.

Husain Z., Ciocon D. Reconstruction of the Nipple-Areola Complex after Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2017.

Husain Z., DeSimone J.A. Management of poorly controlled indolent systemic mastocytosis using narrow-band UVB phototherapy. Cutis. 2017.

Husain Z., Alster T.S. Skin Rejuvenation: Lasers, Peels, and Dermabrasion. Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Reference Guide. 2017.

Husain Z., Alster T.S. The Role of Lasers and Intense Pulsed Light Technology in Dermatology. Clin., Cosm. Invest Derm. 2015.

Husain Z., Schwartz R.A. Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Beyond Skin Deep. G. Ital. Dermatol. Venereol. 2014.

Husain Z., Schwartz R.A. DRESS syndrome: Part 1. Clinical Perspectives. J. Am. Acad. Derm. 2013.

Husain Z., Schwartz R.A. DRESS syndrome: Part 2. Management and Therapeutics. J. Am. Acad. Derm. 2013.

Husain Z., Hantash B.M. Sign and pseudo-sign of Leser-Trélat: case reports and a review of the literature. J. Drugs Derm. 2013.

Husain Z., Schwartz R.A. Food allergy update: more than a peanut of a problem. Int. J. Derm. 2013.

Husain Z., Schwartz R.A. Peanut allergy: an increasingly common life-threatening disorder. J. Am. Acad. Derm. 2012.

Husain Z., Lambert W.C. Flexural and extensoral eruptions in dermatologic disease. Clin Dermatol. 2011.

Husain Z., Lambert W.C. Why Immunofluorescence? SkinMed. 2011.

Husain Z., Lambert W.C. Primary anetoderma. SkinMed. 2011.

Husain Z., Beebe K.S. An evaluation of brachytherapy and external beam radiation in the treatment of extra-abdominal desmoid tumors with wide surgical resection. Am. J. Orthop. 2011.

Husain Z., Gerula C. A massive right atrial cavernous hemangioma. J. Card. Surg. 2011.

Husain Z. Melanoma: Clinical Perspectives and Therapeutics. Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center CME Lecture. Holmdel, NJ. 2019

Husain Z., Hendi A. Evaluation of Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Digital Melanoma and Non-melanoma skin cancers: A Retrospective Case Series. ASDS Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2015.

Husain Z., Norton S.A. Multisystem Langerhans cell histiocytosis in a neonate. Gross & Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, AAD Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 2015.

Husain Z., McKinley-Grant L. Dermatitis herpetiformis masquerading as verruciform pruritic papules in a 13-year-old boy. Gross & Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, AAD Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. 2014.

Husain Z., Dewitt C.A. Successful treatment of refractory vulvodynia with botulinum toxin A in a 28-year-old woman. Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference. Orlando, FL. 2014

Husain Z., Desimone, J.A. Indolent systemic mastocytosis. ASDP Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. 2013.

Husain Z., DeWitt C.A. Nodular morphea in a 32-year-old woman. Gross & Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, AAD Annual Meeting. Miami, FL. 2013.

Husain Z., Aisner S.C. High grade malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the dermis with features of giant cell fibroblastoma arising from an atypical fibrous histiocytoma. ASDP Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. 2010.

Husain Z., Beebe K.S. et al. Status of large allografts following limb salvage resection of tumors. Rutgers-NJMS NCI Research Summer Student Program Poster Presentation. Newark, NJ. 2008

Husain Z., Hanspeter M. Photosensitivity of Y2R Peptide Agonists. Roche Research Scholars Symposium. Nutley, NJ. 2007.

Husain Z., Sadoshima J. et al. The effects of PGC-1-alpha and Sir2-alpha gene expression in cardiac myocytes. Rutgers-NJMS NHLBI Summer Student Research Symposium. Newark, NJ. 2005.

To make an appointment with Dr. Zain Husain, please call us at 732.702.1212 or email us today.

“Dr. Husain is an amazing cosmetic surgeon. He has far exceeded my expectations each time I have had a procedure performed. His artistic eye combined with exemplary surgical skills make for a perfect result every visit.”

– Clare Morison

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