Elissa J. Lunder, M.D.

Dr. Lunder specializes in general, cosmetic, and laser dermatology. She is committed to helping her patients prevent and reverse photo-damage by pairing the right skin care routine with the best laser treatments.She spent a year at Harvard’s Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital studying the use of UVA and UVB wavelengths to treat skin disorders. During her phototherapy fellowship, she researched how sunlight can damage the skin, causing everything from brown spots to skin cancer.

Dr. Lunder, a partner in the practice, earned her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and her dermatology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard combined residency program.

Clinical Specialities
Pediatric Dermatology
General & Surgical Dermatology
Laser & Cosmetic Dermatology

Research & Consultations
Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Dermatology
Served on Vascular Birthmarks Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital
Served as Consultant for Novartis

Publications & Appearances

Dr. Lunder has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Archives of Dermatology, and authored two dermatology book chapters. She also co-hosts WHJJ’s “Better Health Connection” and is frequently quoted in magazines, including InStyle magazine’s “Best Beauty Buys” issue, Glamour and Ladies’ Home Journal.

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology Society of Pediatric Dermatology American Society of Cosmetic and Surgical Dermatology Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology Massachusetts Medical Society

Hospital Affiliations
Massachusetts General Hospital Emerson Hospital Newton Wellesley Hospital (pending)


When was your latest skin check?

If it has been over a year or if you have never had a full skin check by a dermatologist, please call us to schedule an appointment.