Maya K. Thosani M.D.
Maya K. Thosani M.D.
Dr. Maya Thosani graduated from Columbia University in 2000 with honors: Masters in Psychology and Spanish studies. Dr. Thosani then attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey. Followed by a three-year internship at New York University's Downtown Hospital in Manhattan as Chief Resident in Dermatology at Stony Brook University Hospital.
While at Stony Brook, she spent a significant amount of time at the Veterans Affairs hospital and at Memorial Sloan-Kettering (MSK) Skin Cancer Center. While at MSK she solidified her knowledge in dermoscopy (a tool for non-invasive diagnosis of cutaneous lesions), skin cancer detection, diagnosis, and treatment modalities.
In pursuit of advanced surgical training, Dr. Thosani then completed a rigorous fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Cincinnati under the mentorship of Dr. Brett Coldiron - past president of the Mohs College, and past president of the American Academy of Dermatology. She performed over 1700 surgeries and reconstructions in that year, regularly assisting the plastic, head & neck, and oculoplastic surgeons in the operating room.
Dr. Thosani's research interests involve cutaneous oncology and the use of dermoscopy as a non-invasive tool for early detection of skin cancer.
She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a fellow of the Mohs College. She performs over 1200 surgeries annually, and has done over 7500 Mohs micrographic surgeries.
* Lucy Moses Award for the premedical student most likely to serve the underserved
* Gold Humanism Honor Society - recognized for patient-centered care by modeling the qualities of integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect and empathy.
Born in Niagara Falls and was, raised in Philadelphia Dr Thosani spent part of her educational years living abroad in Madrid, Spain and starting her professional career in and around New Jersey. She and her family came to Arizona in 2014.
Travel is a great love of hers, Mexico is always beautiful and she considers Europe to be simply magical. Her personal interests include spending time with her husband and playing with her three children. She also loves cooking, exercising, drawing/sketching. Some of her favorite cuisine? Thai, Japanese, Indian and pizza.
We at Arrowhead Dermatology consider it a great privilege to work with Dr Thosani. She's quite simply a delight! She's grounded in wisdom and expertise yet still fun spirited and a joy to work with. We feel you'll love her as much as we do!