International Patients

Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery
for NYC, Manhattan & Worldwide


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. 


The Manhattan Parking Group (212) 223-0458 offers our patients a significant discount. The lot is located at 201 East 56th Street between Second and Third Avenues. They are open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

The Arman Garage (212) 593-5219 at 575 Madison Avenue is located across the street from JUVA. It is another option for our patients, but more expensive. 


Nearby restaurants include:


11 East 53rd Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues, (212) 888-8955. Experience fine and authentic Italian dining in this upscale restaurant. Be sure to call early for reservations.


8 West 58th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, (212) 753-1200. A modern American restaurant with award winning food and recently named Best New Restaurant in New York City.

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.


700 5th Avenue at 55th Street, (212) 903-3918. Experience contemporary American dining in the fabulous Peninsula Hotel with a hand-crafted cocktail menu.

Le Colonial:

149 East 57th Street between Lexington and Third Avenues, (212) 752-0808. A contemporary fusion of upscale French and Vietnamese cuisine served in a re-creation of 1920’s Southeast Asia.


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

There are also a number of sandwich and coffee shops nearby:

Cosi’s Sandwich Bar:

Located on the ground floor of 60 East 56th Street Cosi. Cosi is open from 7:00am to 8:30pm Monday through Thursday, 7:00am to 7:00pm on Friday and 11am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday. They serve sandwiches, soups, coffees, muffins, bagels and desserts. The telephone number is (212) 588-0888.


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.

Roast Kitchen:

58 E. 56th Street between Park and Madison Avenue. The telephone number is (212) 776-4395. Another great alternative to healthy fast food. Roast Kitchen is open from 10am-7:45pm Monday through Friday, 11am to 6pm on Saturday.

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.


Nearby hotels include:

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.


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.

If you plan on visiting us in Manhattan, please call (212) 688-5882 to speak to a friendly member of the JUVA team. We are pleased to answer any questions you might have about our office and the NYC area.