Nooshin Brinster, M.D.

Nooshin Brinster, MD

Nooshin Brinster, M.D.

  • SpecialtyDermatopathology
  • Board CertificationDermatology and Dermatopathology

Professional Bio

Nooshin Brinster, MD attended college at Duke University, where she majored in Biology and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Brinster studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Upon completing an internship in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, she went to Johns Hopkins Hospital for dermatology residency from 1997–1999. After practicing dermatology for several years, she completed the Harvard dermatopathology fellowship in 2005. Dr. Brinster worked as a dermatopathologist in Richmond, Virginia, first in the Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems from 2006–2012, and then at Dermpath Diagnostics from 2012–2013, before moving to New York, where she worked as a dermatologist and dermatopathologist at New York University Medical Center from 2014–2021.

Dr. Brinster currently serves on the editorial board for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. She also serves on committees for the American Society of Dermatopathology and American Academy of Dermatology, lectures nationally and internationally in dermatopathology, has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals, and is a co-author of the textbook High Yield Dermatopathology. Dr. Brinster has a special interest in cutaneous autoimmune and immunobullous disorders.



Dermatopathology – Harvard University – Cambridge, MA



Dermatology – John Hopkins Hospital – Baltimore, MD


Medical School

University of Pennsylvania