Back to Results

Farah Moustafa, MD, FAAD Accepting New Patients


Book an Appointment

Don't see an appointment time? Request directly with the clinic.

Request Appointment

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Wake Forest School of Medicine;
Internship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Residency: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Fellowship: SkinCare Physicians
Board Certifications Dermatology
NPI # 679954853
Gender Female
Language(s) Arabic
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts MC + Tufts Children's Hospital

Tufts Medical Center
Biewend Building, 13th Floor
260 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-0156
Fax #: 617-636-9169

Alpha Omega Alpha, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Chief Resident, Dermatology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown Universitty
American Academy of Dermatology International Society Travel Grant
Dean's Excellence in Teaching
2020 Drs. Alastair and Jean D. Carruthers Award

Buhalog B, Moustafa F, Arkin L, Lee K, Siwy K, Donelan M, Hultman CS, Shumaker PR. Ablative fractional laser treatment of hypertrophic burn and traumatic scars: a systematic review of the literature. Arch Dermatol Res. 2020 Sep 14. doi: 10.1007/s00403-020-02135-5. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32926192.

Moustafa FA, Qureshi AA, Dover JS. Cutaneous Photoaging: A Notable Pattern of Distribution of Lentigines on the Face. J Drugs Dermatol. 2020 Jul 1;19(7):755-757. doi: 10.36849/JDD.2020.5193. PMID: 32722913.

Moustafa F, Starace, Michela, Ravaioli Giulia, Piraccin Bianca Maria. Recurrence of herpes zoster infection in the setting of topical immunosuppression for erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp. International Journal of Trichology. Year : 2020 | Volume: 12 | Issue Number: 1 | Page: 29-31

Kane, J., Bowerman, K., Qureshi, A. A., & Moustafa, F. (2019). Dermatomyositis recalcitrant to treatment associated with occult malignancy. JAAD case reports, 5(12), 1084–1087.

Moustafa, F., Suggs, A., Hamill, S.S. and Friedman, P.M. (2020), Successful Treatment of Cosmetic Eyebrow Tattoos in Fitzpatrick III‐IV With Picosecond (1,064, 532‐nm) Neodymium‐Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet Laser With a Perfluorodecalin‐Infused Patch: A Pilot Study. Lasers Surg. Med.. doi:10.1002/lsm.23189

Ravaioli, G. M., Starace, M., Alessandrini, A. M., Guicciardi, F., Moustafa, F., Brandi, N., & Piraccini, B. M. (2019). Trichoscopy of Scalp Metastases. International journal of trichology, 11(2), 86–87. doi:10.4103/ijt.ijt_66_18

Drucker, Aaron M. Rofeberg V, Gazula A, Smith B, Moustafa F, Weinstock MA, Trikalinos TA. Treatments for primary squamous cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the skin: a systematic review and network meta-analysis Summary of an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Comparative Effectiveness Review. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Volume 0, Issue 0

Drucker A, Adam GP, Langberg V, Moustafa F, et. al. Treatments for Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2017 Dec. (Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 199.)

Dr. Farah Moustafa is a board-certified dermatologist with interest in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She grew up in South Carolina and attended the College of Charleston. She graduated summa cum laude, with degrees in Biology and Political Science. She attended Wake Forest School of Medicine where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and received numerous awards for her academic achievements. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School) and her dermatology residency at Brown University. She served as chief resident for the dermatology residency program during her final year. Following her residency, she completed a prestigious one-year fellowship in Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology at SkinCare Physicians. Dr. Moustafa has published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed publications on topics including laser scar treatment, tattoo removal, photorejuvenation, and hair loss therapies.

Dr. Moustafa’s interests include advanced injection techniques of neuromodulators (e.g. Botox and Dysport) for facial lines and wrinkles as well as fillers (e.g. Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane, Belotero, Sculptra, and Radiesse) for facial and body rejuvenation. She is an expert at using lasers and other energy-based devices for the treatment of rosacea, vascular birthmarks, photodamaged/aging skin, acne scarring, melasma, tattoo removal, and non-invasive skin tightening. Other procedural interests include PRP for hair loss, Cellfina for cellulite treatment, and CoolSculpting for body contouring. She has received additional training in tumescent liposuction for fat removal and body contouring.

Dr. Moustafa also has an interest in global health and is a Co-founder of Dermatology Relief, a teledermatology application that connects medical providers working in refugee and resource poor settings around the world to US-based dermatologists to aid in the diagnosis and management of dermatologic conditions.

American Academy of Dermatology
Women's Dermatologic Society
American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
New England Dermatological Society

A woman looking at acne on her chin

Maskne- And other mask related skin issues

learn how to prevent maskne