Dominick Ligresti, M.D.

Medical Director, Ligresti Dermatology

Ligresti Dermatology Associates

Dr. Ligresti  has been proudly providing Dermatological care to patients in New York and New Jersey for over 20 years.  After graduating from Syracuse University with a BS in Microbiology, Dr. Ligresti obtained his Medical Degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Ligresti completed his Internship at the State College of Pennsylvania in Internal Medicine and moved onto Ohio State University for his Residency in Dermatology.

Following his Residency, Dr. Ligresti opened Ligresti Dermatology Associates while he also returned to Mount Sinai to became a Clinical Instructor of Dermatology for over 10 years.  For the next 5 years, he became the Dermatology Clinic Chief and The Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology for Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His warm mannerism and soft-spoken style made him a favorite for over 10 years in the Pediatric Dermatology Clinic.   During this tenure, Dr. Ligresti was awarded Department of Dermatology's Award for Exceptional Service in Patient Care  for 8 consecutive years.

Dr. Ligresti is a Fellow of the Americal Academy of Dermatology and is an active member of the Medical Society of New Jersey.  He is proud of his being awarded one of  America's Top Physicians for 10 consecutive years as well as listed in New Jersey Magazines "Top NJ Doctors".  He is on staff at Clara Maas Hospital in Belleville, NJ and Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.  He is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.

Steven Sekiya, D.O.

Senior Providor, Ligresti Dermatology

Ligresti Dermatology Associates

Dr. Sekiya joined Ligresti Dermatology in 2003 where he practices Medical, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Sekiya graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000 and completed his Residency  in Medicine through The University of Medicine and Dentistry at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in 2003.  He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has specialized in Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology for the past 10 years.  In addition to his extensive Medical Training, Dr. Sekiya has received specialized training in Cosmetic Medicine through numerous courses in laser, cosmetic fillers and facial aesthetics.

Certified By Candela on the therapeutic applications of:

  • Candela Vbeam for treatment of vascular lesions and periorbital wrinkles.
  • Candela Gentle Lase and Gentle YAG for hair removal, vascular lesions and facial wrinkles.
  • Candela Smoothbeam for the treatment of acne and acne scars.

Aesthetic Enhancement Institute

  • Dermal Fillers (Restylane)/ Collagen (Zyplast) Hands on intensive workshop
  • Botulinum Toxin A (Botox) Hands on workshop
  • Facial Aesthetics (Chemical peels, Microdermabrasion) Hands on workshop.
  •  Sclerotherapy intensive theory and Hands on training.


Diane Stella, FNP-BC

Certified Dermatology Nurse Practitioner

Ms. Stella joined Ligresti Dermatology Associates in 2011 with a wealth of patient care experience.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southern Connecticut State University  in New Haven, Connecticuit. Ms. Stella spent the next 8 years working with seriously ill patients withskin and wound care complications prior to her receiving her Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Wagner College in Staten Island, New York in 2007.  For the next 3 years, she worked as a Nurse Practitioner at New York Universtity Hospital at the Helen And Martin Kimmel Wound Center of New York, where part of her duties was to provide staff education on proper assessment and treatment of severe wounds and skin issues. 

In her role as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Ms. Stella has experience with dermatological treatment to patients of all ages. Children and young women are particularly drawn to her warmth and expertise.  Ms. Stella is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey and holds a National Board Certification in Family Practice Medicine. The core philosophy of a Nure Practitioner is individualized care focusing on patients' conditions as well as the effects of illness on the lives of the patients and their families. Ms. Stella performs full body skin exams, provides acne and wart treatments as well as all other dermatological issues traditionally treated by Physicians.