Our Staff

All professionals at Central Park South Dermatology maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about Dr. Blum's experience and training.

Robin Blum, MD, FAAD

Founder & Director 

Dr. Robin R. Blum is a board certified fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Blum is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor Award Winner 2018.  She graduated cum laude from Tufts University in Medford, MA, and earned her degree in medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. Dr. Blum graduated medical school with Honors in recognition of her devotion to scientific research. 

Dr. Blum completed her internal medicine internship and dermatology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY. During her final year at Mount Sinai she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Blum furthered her education and training by completing a two-year fellowship in dermatopharmacology, during which she studied emerging therapies inpsoriasis, eczema, and acne. 

Dr. Blum has authored numerous articles published in a variety of medical journals, and her medical research has been presented at dermatologic conferences throughout the world. 

Dr. Blum has been appointed Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Department of Dermatology, and participates in the training and education of medical students, residents, and fellows. 

Dr. Blum specializes in adult and pediatric medical dermatology, as well as cosmetic dermatology. She has extensive experience with botox, injectable fillers, lasers, and a variety of other cosmetic procedures. 


Melissa Bennett, PA-C 

Melissa Bennett PA-C, MPAS is a board certified physician assistant. She graduated with honors from Mercy College Physician Assistant Program, where she earned her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She completed her clinical training in New York City at Lenox Hill Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center. Melissa earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience at the University of Michigan. Melissa developed a passion for dermatology early on in her career and upon earning her PA degree, Melissa trained extensively under the direct supervision of Dr. Blum. At Cent​​ral Park South Dermatology, Melissa is directly involved in both the medical and cosmetic services offered. Melissa is enthusiastic and passionate about building relationships with her patients and helping them achieve healthy, radiant skin.