Dr. Whitney Dessio is a board-certified preventive medicine physician who specializes in skin and wound care. Educated and trained at Columbia and Stony Brook, her studies culminated in numerous publications including several in dermatology. She started her own practice after directing the Wound Healing Department at Montefiore Medical Center. With over 10 years of practice and research, she draws upon her vast experience and passion to help patients achieve their skin goals. She believes that essential to achieving those goals is feeding both your brain and body well. Anti-aging and wellness, nutritional healing, and cosmetic dermatology are a few of her academic interests. Born and raised in Westchester County, New York, she currently lives in Connecticut where she enjoys sketching, reading, swimming and traveling.