Dr. Julia Tzu is the founder and Medical Director of Wall Street Dermatology. She is a triple board-certified dermatologist, specializing in Mohs (skin cancer) and reconstructive skin surgery, laser surgery, and cosmetic dermatology.
She is also amongst a rare few dermatologists who have devoted additional years of formalized fellowship training and is board-certified in Mohs and reconstructive skin surgery, cosmetic dermatology, and dermatopathology. This makes her amongst the most highly trained and elite in dermatology with over 15 years of experience.
Dr. Tzu graduated at the top of her class at Stanford with highest honors and Phi Beta Kappa. She completed her medical training at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed her residency training at the University of Miami School of Medicine. During this time, she held the highest score in the country on the nationwide in-service examination taken by all residents.
Her elected pursuit of additional fellowship training took place at New York University followed by procedural dermatology (Mohs surgery) at the University of Pennsylvania. These programs are regarded as the most prestigious in the nation for their respective subspecialties.
Dr. Tzu is committed to delivering excellence in all aspects of patient care. She takes a personalized approach to skincare and seeks to achieve the best results with the safest, most conservative measures possible. She performs her cosmetic procedures with the highest level of artistry and precision with the most advanced minimally invasive techniques.
As Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York University, Dr. Tzu teaches surgical and cosmetic dermatology to resident physicians. She lectures nationally and has authored 45 scientific articles and abstracts in internationally renowned scientific journals such as Nature and leading journals such as the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Tzu also serves as an expert consultant for major skincare companies such as L’Oreal and Procter and Gamble. She has been an investigator for the research and development of advanced, new laser devices as well as new applications of existing lasers. Her expert dermatological opinion is frequently sought after by the media, including outlets such as Harper’s Bazaar, Shape, Prevention, Marie Claire, SiriusXM Doctor Radio, RadioMD, and more.
Dr. Tzu was selected as New York Times Magazine’s Super Doctors Rising Star in 2014, 2015, and 2016. She was also selected as New York’s Top Doctor by Castle Connelly from 2015 to 2022. She is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American College of Mohs Surgery, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society.
In her spare time, Dr. Tzu enjoys oil-painting, running, traveling, and volunteering. She and her family live in Manhattan.