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Affiliated Dermatology Welcomes Prestigious Dermatologist
By Claire Natale - Monday Oct 10, 2022
Affiliated Dermatology is proud to welcome Dr. Karan Lal as the Director of Pediatric Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery on Oct. 10. Dr. Lal will join the Scottsdale office as the only dual fellowship trained cosmetic and pediatric dermatologist in the country.

“Dr. Lal is an expert in numerous areas including atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, melasma, psoriasis and hidradenitis, to name a few,” said Suzanne Murry, chief operating officer for Affiliated Dermatology. “He has worked in specialty clinics among other accomplished dermatologists and we’re happy to have him on our team.”

Dr. Lal graduated summa cum laude from the New York Institute of Technology where he completed a rigorous seven-year accelerated combined medical program. Dr. Lal was then selected to be an academic medical scholar and went on to receive a Master of Science in neuroscience.

Prior to joining Affiliated Dermatology, Dr. Lal worked for Schweiger Dermatology Group in Brooklyn, N.Y. He specializes in pediatric and adult dermatology and is an expert in melasma, pigmentary abnormalities of the skin, body sculpting and tumescent liposuction.

“I look forward to joining the Affiliated Dermatology team and bringing my expertise to Arizona,” said Lal. “I take pride in working with medical and cosmetic patients from all different backgrounds and I’m eager to meet every patient that walks through our doors.”

Invested in educating the public on dermatology related topics, Dr. Lal has been featured in ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post, Romper, NBC news and Marie Claire. He is currently a member of DEI Work Group for the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Lal will be in the Scottsdale office Tuesday to Friday. The office is located at 20401 N 73rd St, Suite 295, Scottsdale, AZ 85255.

To book an appointment with Dr. Lal visit Affiliated Dermatology Online Scheduling ( and select “Doctor Aesthetic Consult.”

For more information about Affiliated Dermatology, call 602-AFF-DERM or visit the website at

About Affiliated Dermatology
Physician owned and operated, Affiliated Dermatology® provides an unmatched patient experience to Arizonans. Founded in July 2002 by Dr. Richard L. Averitte, Jr., Affiliated Dermatology®️ is a full-service dermatology group with nine locations providing skin cancer prevention and treatment, medical and aesthetic dermatology services, and allergy testing. Our team is committed to inspiring and empowering you to make educated, healthy decisions about skincare.