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 •  • Meet the Expert: Jodi LoGerfo, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, DCNP

Dr Jody LoGerfo

 

Jodi LoGerfo, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, DCNP

 

Dr. Jodi LoGerfo is dermatology and hair loss expert and shares her expertise with Live That Glow as one of our medical reviewers, fact-checking articles on health-related topics and providing her expert commentary to ensure our articles always remain factually accurate.

 

Education:

A Doctor of Nursing Practice and a Family Nurse Practitioner certified in Family Medicine and Dermatology. She studied Pharmacy at St. John’s University, New York, and Nursing at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, New York, graduating magna cum laude with both her Baccalaureate and Master of Science degrees in Nursing.

Dr. LoGerfo received her Nurse Practitioner Certification in Family Medicine in 2002 and Dermatology in 2015. She graduated summa cum laude with her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Molloy College in May of 2020.

 

Skincare expertise:

Dr. LoGerfo has been at the Orentreich Medical Group, LLP since 1997 and became a Nurse Practitioner practicing alongside her mentors, Drs. Norman, Catherine and David Orentreich in 2002.

She has over two decades of experience in treating a vast array of skin disorders, using the full modern arsenals of lasers and light devices, platelet rich plasma treatment, injectables and skin care products. She is considered a master injector, long recognised for her innovative injection techniques in neurotoxins and dermal fillers. 

Long recognised for her expertise in skin and hair care, as well as for her warm, down-to-earth approach to patient care, Dr. LoGerfo hosted her own live radio talk show “Health Talk” from 2004 to 2012; her podcasts are currently available on iTunes. She now shares her wealth of information and experience with the community through her blog

Combining her pharmaceutical training with her clinical experience, Dr. LoGerfo conducts research, develops and tests dermatologic products as an Associate of the Orentreich Foundation for the Advancement of Science and the Orentreich Research Corporation. She has devised protocols for the testing and monitoring of skin and hair preparations. Dr. LoGerfo has been involved in the development of over 60 innovative treatments for skin disease.

In addition to her research at the Orentreich Medical Group, she currently serves as a clinical consultant for the Estee Lauder Companies, Clinique and Aveda. As part of the team of Clinique’s guiding dermatologists, Dr. LoGerfo has supervised the rigorous allergy testing protocol for Clinique Laboratories using Repeat Insult Patch Testing performed by the Orentreich Research Corporation.

As a result of her work in skin allergy, Dr. LoGerfo thought that her patients needed a more wholesome approach to one of the basics of skin care-cleansing; so, in 2014, with the support of her colleagues, she started a skin care company. Soap 101 is a “back to basics” skin cleansing approach using natural oils and wholesome ingredients, which are handmade without synthetics. 

As of 2021, Dr. LoGerfo has joined the team at Revance Aesthetics. Dr. LoGerfo offers peer-to-peer hands on injection trainings in the United States as a Revance Aesthetics prestigious Guru, educating injectors throughout the country with her ground-breaking and advanced injection techniques. She is one of the most sought-after injection trainers in the country.

Dr. LoGerfo is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State, the Dermatology Nurses’ Association and the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners

 

Haircare expertise:

Dr. LoGerfo is considered an authority on hair loss. Her years of research and clinical work on patients with various types of alopecia enable her to diagnose the various patterns of hair loss, identify the causes and offer the latest treatment options, always keeping in mind the importance of individualised care and emotional support. In addition to caring for alopecia patients within her practice, she also runs a support group, along with a clinical psychologist, for females with alopecia.