In an age when the syringe has practically replaced the scalpel, the phrase “Park Avenue dermatologist” likely calls to mind Real Housewives with unmoving foreheads and plumped lips. But those are not the patients in the waiting room of Dr. Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas.
“I don’t do a lot of arm candy,” she said in a recent interview. “My patients aren’t in here because they’re trying to hold on to their husbands. If they’re trying to hang on to anything, it’s their jobs.”