Dr. Lilly Rose Paraskevas

Dr. Lilly-Rose Paraskevas is a Castle Connolly and NY Magazine Top Doctor. She specializes in non-surgical rejuvenation and cosmetic dermatology. She is Associate Director of Cosmetic Dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center where she trains senior dermatology residents in advanced rejuvenation techniques.

Dr. Paraskevas founded Rose Dermatology with a mission to provide exceptional patient care and service in New York City. Having been born, raised, and trained in New York City, and as a former stage performer she has a unique understanding of the community’s needs and is committed to giving back to the community she now serves.

Dr. Paraskevas is a native New Yorker who began as a professional dancer and fine artist, training at the School of American Ballet and attending LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She started her academic career at Hunter College, where she researched the molecular biology of cancer and conducted studies in theoretical chemistry. She graduated at the top of her class and was the recipient of the Salk Award, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a CUNY graduate.
She earned her medical degree at Cornell University Medical College, graduating with Honors. She was trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and in Dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where she conducted studies in acne treatment. She was the Director of Dermatology at New York Hospital of Queens from 2009 until 2012 where she ran the inpatient dermatology service as well as the outpatient clinic. Dr. Paraskevas is currently affiliated with several hospitals in the New York area where she instructs doctors in training in the field of dermatology.

Dr. Paraskevas speaks English, Greek and Spanish.

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Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Medical Association
  • Hellenic Medical Society
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society

Hospital appointments:

  • Associate Director of Cosmetic Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Medical Cent
  • Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Attending Physician, Mount Sinai Queens
  • Attending Physician, NY Hospital of Queens

Christina Fiorito, Physician Assistant

Christina Fiorito PA-C, graduated with a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Touro College of Manhattan. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Biological Sciences from Sacred Heart University. In 2017 Christina graduated and became board certified under the NCCPA.

Christina is thrilled to be part of the team at Rose Dermatology. She especially enjoys assisting in hair restoration cases, skin cancer prevention, photodynamic therapy, and rejuvenative procedures. When she is not working in dermatology, Christina works as a PA in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care.

Vanessa Antigua, Aesthetician

Vanessa is a Licensed Medical Esthetician with years of experience in the field of esthetics. Vanessa performs a multitude of services, which include: Diamond Glow Silk Peel Facials, TruSculpt ID and Flex, Chemical Peels, Laser Genesis, Laser Titan, Laser Hair Removal, Lightwave LED Light Therapy, and her specialty is Dermaplaning. She also holds a degree in Psychology and is a talented makeup artist. She loves helping others achieve better versions of themselves, and is a detailed perfectionist. She will help guide you through the best course of treatment and make you feel comfortable and understood throughout the entire process. Aesthetics is her passion and she is a big believer that continuing education is a vital part to being a master of your craft. On her downtime, she loves to exercise, travel and spend time with friends.