Douglas Atmatzidis, MD was born and raised in New Jersey. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, and then returned to New Jersey and graduated at the top of his class from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. During his time as a medical student, he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society and awarded the Jacob Bleiberg Award for excellence in Dermatology. After one year of preliminary training in internal medicine at Rutgers, Dr. Atmatzidis completed his dermatology residency at Stony Brook University, where he was selected by the faculty to serve as the sole Chief Resident during his final year. His time during residency also included several months training with internationally-renowned experts in the use of dermatoscopes (handheld non-invasive tools to better analyze skin conditions).
Dr. Atmatzidis believes in a collaborative approach to bring about optimal outcomes, which involves tailoring care to patients' individual needs and goals. He has a special interest in complex cutaneous oncology with use of topical, systemic, and surgical treatments.
He enjoys playing soccer, cooking, and watching comedy and action movies.