Carin Litani, M.D.

Dr. Litani is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs surgeon. She knew she wanted to be a doctor just like her father and got accepted into medical school at the age of 17. She graduated magna cum laude and with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from the combined seven year BS/MD program at Union College and Albany Medical College by age 24.

She completed her internship at Saint Vincent's Hospital in downtown New York City and her dermatology residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. She went on to pursue her fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, SC in 2009. While attending MUSC, Dr. Litani studied under the direction of the renowned Pearon G. Lang, M.D. and Joel Cook, M.D. She has been published in the Dermatologic Surgery literature and has lectured on surgical techniques at national conferences. She is also actively involved in cosmetic clinical trials for fillers that frequently occur at Dermatology Partners, Inc.

Dr. Litani joined Dermatology Partners, Inc in 2009, where 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 prevents 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. When she is not working, she is entertaining her 3 children, which include a set of boy-girl curly haired twins or posting her befores/afters to instagram.

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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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