Massapequa Dermatology

Our Practice


Caring for your dermatological needs in Massapequa, NY since 1994.

Welcome to Massapequa Dermatology, conveniently located near Sunrise Highway and Massapequa LIRR. Here, our professionals know that skin health is not just about beauty: it’s about having healthy and young looking skin.  Our mission is to help our patients accomplish their goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We understand that many people have anxiety about visiting a dermatologist, so we created a soothing environment that brings you peace of mind. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care in NY.


David Kessler, D.O., FAOCD

Hailing from North Massapequa, New York, Dr. David Kessler brings a home town feel to his patients. He grew up in Massapequa and returned home after attending school at SUNY Oneonta.  Upon graduation, he attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Before opening Massapequa Dermatology in 1994, he worked for Dr. Robert P. Feinstein. He is part of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. When not striving to keep his patients happy and healthy, he’s enjoys sailing and skiing with his family and friends.

Pamela Lachs, MSPA, PA-C

Pamela Lachs obtained a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant studies from South University in Savannah, Georgia.  As a resident of Long Island for most of her life, Pamela is very excited to return to New York and serve the healthcare needs of our community.  Pamela brings a strong medical training background to Massapequa Dermatology.  Prior to becoming a physician assistant, Pamela worked for major healthcare centers including The Mayo Clinic, Memorial University Medical Center, and major institutions throughout Georgia.  Pamela provides a compassionate approach to both the short and long term dermatological needs of our patients.  Massapequa Dermatology is fortunate to have Pamela on board, and she will be a tremendous asset to our practice.