Carin Litani, M.D.


Dr. Litani is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon. Her focus on skin cancer prevention and advocacy for proactive, healthy aging has garnered attention from patients, journalists and Instagram followers. She is a partner in Dermatology Partners, a medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology practice in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Dr. Litani graduated Magna cum laude and with recognition from Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society from the combined seven year B.S./M.D. program at Union College and Albany Medical College by age 24. She knew she wanted to be a doctor, just like her father, and was accepted into medical school at the age of 17.

Dr. Litani completed her internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City and her dermatology residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. She pursued her fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston in 2009. While attending MUSC, Dr. Litani studied under the direction of the renowned Pearon G. Lang, M.D. and Joel Cook, M.D.

Dr. Litani joined Dermatology Partners in 2009. She specializes in the surgical and medical management of skin cancer including Mohs surgery, surgical excisions, and post surgical reconstruction. In addition to surgery, Dr. Litani treats and helps prevent aging in men and women with injectables and laser treatments. She has a passion for creating well blended and hidden scars and also performs scar revisions for traumatic and other surgical scars as well as acne scars. She also enjoys educating about skincare and skin cancer prevention during skin checks for skin cancer prevention.

Dr. Litani has been published in Dermatologic Surgery and is frequently invited to lecture on surgical techniques at national conferences. She is also actively involved in cosmetic clinical trials for fillers that frequently occur at Dermatology Partners.

Dr. Litani is married to architect Amir Kripper and together they have three children, including a set of boy-girl curly haired twins, with whom they hike, sail, play piano and explore the world.

For all things skin and scar please follow Dr. Litani on instagram, and check out her blog here

Clinical Specialties
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Dermatologic Surgery
Laser Dermatology
Cosmetic Dermatology

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology
American College of MOHS Surgery
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology

Board Certification
American Board of Dermatology

Hospital Affiliations
Newton Wellesley Hospital


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