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Are you looking for a world-class dermatology laser and cosmetic surgery center? At JUVA Skin & Laser Center, our renowned physicians offer state-of-the-art, innovative solutions to dermatologic and aesthetic skin conditions.

Located in the heart of New York City and serving nearby locations like Manhattan, JUVA Skin & Laser Center stands apart from other dermatology and cosmetic surgery practices with the quality of our physicians, our advanced technology, and our warm, caring environment.

Our Doctors Make The Difference

At the JUVA Skin & Laser Center, we have assembled an outstanding team of doctors who are innovators in the cosmetic and dermatology fields. NYC cosmetic surgeon Dr. Bruce E. Katz is the director of JUVA Skin & Laser Center, but is also a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director of the Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital. He was one of the pioneers of SmartLipo, and the first to perform the procedure in the US. He is the first dermatologist to use Cellulaze laser cellulite treatment. His authority and expertise are recognized worldwide. He has been repeatedly named as one of the best doctors in New York by New York Magazine, has appeared on national and international news shows, and is regularly invited to lecture at medical symposia in the US and abroad.

Each of our physicians has been selected for their clinical expertise and caring demeanor, to ensure you receive quality aesthetic and dermatology treatment from a dedicated expert for your condition.

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Advanced Technology

Having selected our doctors with care, we also ensure they have the highest quality tools with which to perform. In addition to the advanced liposuction tool SmartLipo, we have nearly 50 different lasers in our practice. Our aesthetic laser technology allows us to perform targeted treatment on almost any dermatologic or aesthetic condition, from laser hair removal to skin cancer treatment.

A Warm, Caring Environment

As one of the pioneers of the MediSpa movement, we remember very well that the fusion of aesthetic and medical services is also about fusing mind and body care. We have created a luxurious, comfortable, welcoming environment that allows you to relax and rejuvenate your mind and spirit as well as your skin. Rejuvenating your life from the outside in means giving you not just restorative treatments, but a restorative experience.

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Our Surgical Suite

About East 56th Street Medical

East 56th Street Medical is the operating room suite that renowned dermatologist and cosmetic laser surgeon, Dr. Bruce E. Katz, maintains within his Park Avenue practice, JUVA Skin & Laser Center.

At East 56th Street Medical you will experience top quality care in a safe, efficient and innovative environment. East 56th Street Medical maintains accreditation by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) working to uphold their standards and mission to exceed nationally recognized health care standards.

Learn more about what accreditation means about your care from the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care’s website.

Day of Surgery

On the day of your surgical procedure you will be in the care of Dr. Bruce E. Katz and one of his trained medical assistants or nurses. From check-in to discharge, our team will guide you through the surgical experience ensuring your comfort and safety.

Family and friends are welcome to wait in our beautiful and spacious waiting room while you undergo your surgical procedure; wi-fi is available for their convenience. As an alternative, our staff can recommend shops and restaurants for your family and friends to visit during the time you are in our surgical suite. Our staff will call your designated escort when your procedure is complete and you are entering the recovery room.

Once you are moved into the recovery room, your family and friends are welcome to visit with you as you rest before being discharged from East 56th Street Medical. Depending on your scheduled procedure, you can anticipate to be in the office from 1-4 hours.

A Great Experience

At both East 56th Street Medical and JUVA Skin & Laser Center we pride ourselves on bringing you the latest techniques and delivering the best results for you to achieve your aesthetic goals.

Let East 56th Street Medical’s experienced staff help you rejuvenate your life from the outside in!

To find out more about East 56th Street Medical’s operating suite or to inquire about a body contouring procedure, please contact us online or at (212) 688-5882 today.

Visitor Information

Dr. Katz’s reputation as one of the best doctors in New York has drawn patients from all over the world. Dr. Katz is the only dermatologist in the country to be involved in the FDA trials for the revolutionary new SculpSure treatment for non-invasive fat removal and the first doctor in New York to perform this procedure. JUVA Skin & Laser Center is the chosen facility of many out-of-state and international patients, including numerous high profile and celebrity patients, who choose to travel here for their treatment.

Travel Arrangements

The closest airport to our JUVA Skin & Laser Center is LaGuardia (LGA) airport. On average, it takes about 30-45 minutes to travel to our office from LGA depending on traffic. We are also conveniently located near John F. Kennedy international (JFK) airport.

You can also fly into Newark Liberty International (EWR) airport which is a short cab ride away from our center.


Nearby restaurants include:

Casa Lever 390 Park Avenue at 53rd Street, (212) 888-2700. The elegant and upscale Italian restaurant features refined Milanese dishes in a modernist space.

Montebello 120 East 56th Street between Park and Lexington Avenue, (212) 753-1447. Montebello features fine northern Italian cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

Nearby sandwich and coffee shops:

Chopt 165 E. 52nd Street between Lexington and Third Avenue. The telephone number is (212) 421-2300. They serve convenient, accessible and affordable healthy fast food sourced from local farmers. Chopt is open from 11:30am to 9pm Monday through Thursday, 11:30am to 5pm on Friday and 11am to 5pm on Saturday.

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Public Spaces

There is a beautiful indoor public space on the ground floor of the IBM building on Madison Avenue between 56th and 57th Street. This is a great spot for a little quiet people watching. There are tables, chairs and stately bamboo plants throughout. The Sony Plaza on the West side of Madison Avenue between 55th and 56th Streets is also delightful.


Plaza Hotel 768 5th Avenue at 58th Street

The Plaza Hotel is the ultimate New York City destination – an iconic luxury hotel with new and contemporary spirit. Experience the luxury lifestyle with afternoon tea in The Palm Court or the famous Plaza Food Hall. The newest addition of The Legacy Suites mirror the Upper East Side residence – contemporary décor that is elegant yet timeless. The Plaza is guaranteed to leave you feeling like a true New Yorker.

Plaza Athenee 37 East 64th Street between Madison and Park Avenues

Plaza Athenee has been hosting guests since 1984. The elegant,5-Star luxury boutique hotel features French inspired accommodations, red-domed awnings and a large bronze logo inscripted on the sidewalk that you can’t find anywhere else.

Renaissance 130 East 57th Street at Lexington Avenues

Discover one of the city’s best hidden gems in this midtown boutique hotel. Infused with European style and comforting amenities, be prepared to adventure New York City like a true local. You’re perfectly positioned to discover Central Park, Madison Avenue upscale shopping and amazing local bars and restaurants.

St. Regis Hotel Two East 55th Street at Fifth Avenue

Experience true luxury with the finest hotel in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond flagship hotel offers guests a chic and glamourous stay that is unforgettable.

Westhouse Hotel 201 West 55th Street at Seventh Avenue

Experience your home away from home in this 1920s style boutique hotel. The new luxury boutique won the Travel and Leisure World’s Best Award in 2016 along with Conde Nast Reader’s choice award among the best hotels to stay in New York City. With breathtaking views of the city on the 23rd floor and a rooftop lounge exclusive to guests you won’t regret your stay at the Westhouse.

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Reach out and set up an in-person consultation with an expert member of our cosmetic dermatological staff to learn more about what JUVA Skin & Laser Center can do for you!


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