Division of Dermatology

Dermatology Welcomes Dr. Caroline Halverstam


Caroline Halverstam, MD, FAAD
The Division of Dermatology is pleased to welcome Caroline Halverstam, MD, FAAD.

Dr. Halverstam joins the Division with advanced training in general dermatological procedures as well as in more complex procedures including the treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy, topical therapy and biologic therapy. She is also a faculty member at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 

Dr. Halverstam is board certified in dermatology and is licensed to practice medicine in New York and in Connecticut. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and completed her residency in dermatology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York. Dr. Halverstam is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Prior to joining Montefiore, Dr. Halverstam worked in private practice. She is highly competent in treating adults and children for general dermatological conditions, including rashes, acne, rosacea and eczema as well as in conducting skin cancer screenings. Dr. Halverstam is also well trained in the treatment of specific dermatological diseases including difficult cases in psoriasis, blistering diseases and auto-immune diseases.

In addition to her medical dermatology practice, Dr. Halverstam has conducted clinical research in psoriasis and has published multiple articles including “Practical Management and Monitoring of Psoriasis Patients on Biologic Therapy” in Psoriasis Forum and “Non-Standard and Off-Label Therapies for Psoriasis” in Clinical Dermatology. Dr. Halverstam also wrote “Lack of Significant Skeletal Changes After Long-term, Low-dose Retinoid Therapy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature” in the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery.

At Montefiore, Dr. Halverstam will continue working with patients of all ages. She will be part of a multidisciplinary team of doctors, which will include patients’ primary care physicians and other specialists in a faculty practice at multiple locations. She will also teach residents in dermatology one day a week at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital. Dr. Halverstam’s primary practice will be located at Scarsdale, Blondell and Grand Concourse campuses. 

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