Aradhna Saxena, M.D.
Aradhna Saxena, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist and Associate Member of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS). Dr. Saxena is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She received her BS from Penn State University and her MD from Jefferson Medical College in 2002. She completed her dermatology training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and her Mohs Surgery training at the California Skin Institute.
Dr. Saxena has been trained in facial rejuvenation techniques including eye, face, and neck lifts under local anesthesia. She has tremendous experience in minimally invasive cosmetic rejuvenation procedures such as botox©, fillers, lasers, sclerotherapy, and scar revision. Dr. Saxena has a special interest in the treatment of difficult skin cancers and in the cosmetic reconstruction of surgical wounds.
- Fellow in Mohs Micrographic Surgery & Advanced Dermatologic Surgery: 7/06-7/07 at Morganroth Mohs and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Program, Mountain View, CA
- Residency in Dermatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital: 2003 - 2006
- Preliminary Year in Internal Medicine, Internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital, NY, NY 7/02-6/03
- Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Medical Doctor Degree obtained June 2002 - Graduated Cum Laude and elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in 2001
- The Pennsylvania State University: Bachelor of Science, 1995-1998
- Graduated with High Distinction from Eberly College of Science, May 1998
- The Council Rock High School, Newton, Pennsylvania - graduated as valedictorian
Saxena A, Shapiro M, Kasper DA, Fitzpatrick JE, Mellette Jr, JR. Basaloid Follicular Hamartoma: A Cautionary Tale. Manuscript accepted for publication in Dermatologic Surgery.
Saxena A, Kasper DA, Campanelli CD, Lee JB, Humphreys TR, Webster GF. Pigmented Squamous Cell Carcinoma Clinically Mimicking Melanoma of the Nail Matrix. Dermatologic Surgery 2006;32:1522-1525.
Saxena A, Lee JB, Humphreys TR. Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Squamous Cell Carcinoma associated with Epidermolysis Bullosa. Dermatologic Surgery. 1(32):128-34, Jan 2006.
Saxena, A. and Lee JB. Coalescing Keratototic Papules on the Axillae: Granular Parakeratosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 52(5):934-936, May 2005.
Leo, A, Kasper DA, Saxena A. Atypical Herpes Zoster Infection Preceded by Sciatica and Foot Drop. Archives of Dermatology. Accepted for publication 1/12/09, publication date pending.
Kasper DA, Saxena A, Morganroth GS, Cohen J. Fillers for post-surgical depressed scars after skin cancer reconstruction. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, 2008 May;7(5):486-7.
Kasper DA, Saxena A, Katz KA. Pyoderma gangrenosum. In: Baer AB, Holstege CP, Pines JM, Brady WJ, editors. Visual Diagnosis for the Emergency Physician. British Medical Journal Press. In press 2006.
Saxena A, Lee JB et al. Lichen Sclerosis et Atrophicus – like Graft versus Host Disease. The European Journal of Dermatology. 2006 Nov-Dec;16(6):700-1.
Mandel S, Lee JB, Saxena A, Cho R. Overcome PHN (Post-Herpetic Neuralgia) and Give Patients’ Lives Back. Practical Dermatology. 1(10):38-42, October 2004.
Saxena, A. Editor A. Bernard Ackerman, M.D. A synopsis of information regarding Cutaneous Anthrax. Dermatopatholgy: Practical & Conceptual. 7(4): 428-431, October-December 2001.
Saxena A. Inflammatory Pseudotumor? Dermatopathology: Practical & Conceptual. 2003;(9)4. Available at www.Derm101.com.
Kasper DA and Saxena A. An Unusual skin nodule. Journal of Family Practice. 2008 Aug;57(8), 11-12.