Dr. Leight is a board- certified dermatologist joining us in Charlotte from UnionDerm in New York City. She completed an American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)-accredited Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship at UnionDerm, where she served as a co-investigator on multiple clinical trials, performing extensive research on body and facial aesthetic procedures. She completed her internal medicine internship and dermatology residency in the Department of Dermatology at the prestigious Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, where she served as chief resident during her final year.
Dr. Leight graduated summa cum laude from West Virginia University. Dr. Leight then spent a year as an ambassador for the United States Fulbright Scholars Program in Palembang, Indonesia prior to returning to West Virginia University School of Medicine for her doctoral degree (M.D.). During her time in medical school, she was inducted into the selective Alpha-Omega-Alpha medical honor society for her leadership and scholarship.
Dr. Leight has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Clinical Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology and Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. She has presented at many national meetings including the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference, Real World Dermatology Conference and multiple Grand Rounds presentations at Mount Sinai. Dr. Leight is very passionate about making her patients look and feel their personal best at every age. She is an expert in adult skin disease, hair loss and also specializes in cosmetic dermatologic procedures such as injectable neuromodulator and filler as well as lasers and energy-based devices. Dr. Leight is known for delivering a natural aesthetic, combining her medical and cosmetic dermatologic expertise with an artistic eye. She and her husband Jeffrey are excited to become part of the greater Charlotte community.