Salma Pothiawala, MD

Dermatologist, Bethany Medical Clinic

Dr. Salma Pothiawala oversees the skincare department as a well-respected, certified dermatologist in the New York City area. She completed her bachelor of science in biomedical sciences at the University of South Florida. After she had completed her B.S., she continued her education and earned her master’s of public health degree with a concentration at the Harvard School of Public Health. Afterward, she attended the University of South Florida College of Medicine, where she completed her medical degree. During this time, she became a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

Upon graduating, Dr. Pothiawala completed an internship in internal medicine. Her residency at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, FL, focused on dermatology.

She brings all of her knowledge and enthusiasm for helping others to Bethany Medical Center, in particular, Bethany Skin. She provides both dermatology and cosmetic medicine, giving patients the best of both worlds. She improves physical health and patients’ confidence with the services she supplies.

Education & Training

Medical School – University of South Florida, Doctor of Medicine
University of South Florida, Residency in Dermatology
University of South Florida, Internship in Internal Medicine
Harvard University, Master’s in Public Health
University of South Florida (Bachelor’s)

Welcome to Bethany Medical Clinic

We bring a personal touch to primary care. Our primary care physicians, Shirin Peters MD, Asra Hussain MD, Neelima Tangirala, MD, Zobidatte Moussa MD, and Lada Galilova DO, use their expertise to assist New York City and the surrounding area with a comprehensive level of care.

Click here to learn more about my practice: Bethany Medical Clinic


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