Tamar Zapolanski, MD

Medical & Specialty Services Dermatology
VMG - Dermatology, Ridgewood
1200 East Ridgewood Avenue
East Wing, Suite 302
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 689-2103
Board Certification
American Board of Dermatology
Medical Education
University of Pennsylvania, University of Miami School of Medicine
New York Presbyterian - Cornell
Jackson Memorial Hospital
What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

Inflammatory skin conditions, pediatric dermatology, skin cancer screening and treatment, acne, rosacea, eczema, skin rashes and infections, treatment of benign growths, chemical peels, botulinum toxin fillers, laser and cosmetic procedures.

Describe some of your professional highlights.

Dr. Tamara Zapolanski is a board-certified dermatologist with a focus in general medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Zapolanski attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated magna cum laude with a major in neuroscience. She received her medical degree from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. She went on to complete her dermatology residency at Weill Cornell Medical College, where she served as the Chief Resident of the residency program during her final year. Additionally, she was awarded the Distinguished Housestaff Award for all-around excellence. Dr. Zapolanski is a clinical instructor in dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?

Dr. Zapolanski is dedicated to connecting with and building lasting relationships with her patients and their families.  She strives to provide her patients with comprehensive dermatologic care.

Distinguished Housestaff Award for all-around excellence
New York Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council

Para-phenylenediamine Sensitivity and Intolerance to Hydrochlorathiazide
Dermatitis, Vol 19.6

p-Phenylenediamine in Black Henna Tattoos: A Practice in Need of Policy in Children
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med

Tetracyline Suppresses ATP?S-induced CXCL8 and CXCL1 Production by the Human Dermal Microvascular Endothelial Cell-1 (HMEC-1) Cell Line and Primary Human Demand Microvascular Endothelial Cells.
Experimental Dermatology

Polypodium Leucotomos Inhibits Ultraviolet B Radiation-induced Immunosuppression
Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed

Systemic Contact Dermatitis

"Dr. Zapolanski was thorough and very patient when speaking with me and during my examination. She is very professional and puts you at ease."
"I will always recommend Dr. Zapolanski to my friends and family.  She's wonderful."
"Dr. Zapolanski was warm and caring, as well as professional and thorough. She also has a gentle touch. I will be sure to recommend her to friends and family."
"Dr. Zapolanski is an excellent doctor. She is smart, well-informed and has a profound understanding of issues at hand."