ABOUT DR. ONUMAH
Dr. Neh Onumah is a board-certified dermatologist and a leading authority on light and laser treatments. As co-founder and medical director of O Medical and Aesthetics, LLC, Dr. Onumah is committed to bringing cutting-edge science and the most advanced dermatologic care to patients in Princeton, NJ. She offers a wide range of medical and cosmetic treatments, including skin cancer screenings, hair loss, and scalp concerns, nail infections, laser resurfacing, laser hair removal, and anti-aging skin enhancements for all skin types.
It’s time to feel at home in your own skin.
By designing specialized treatment plans, Princeton, NJ dermatologist, Dr. Onumah helps her patients realize their skin’s true potential. Whether a patient is seeking to even out skin tone and treat hyperpigmentation or minimize acne flare-ups and reduce scarring, Dr. Onumah carefully considers the unique qualities of an individual’s skin. She also understands the medical and aesthetic needs of diverse populations and strives to provide inclusive care for those who have specific concerns or goals, such as gender affirmation patients.
Dr. Onumah’s expertise and novel approach to her clinical practice are rooted in her rigorous, specialized training at some of the most prestigious institutions in the U.S. and Canada. After receiving her medical degree from Temple University Medical School, Dr. Onumah completed residency training at Yale-New Haven Health Systems and dermatology fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. During her medical training, she conducted research under the auspices and tutelage of one of the pioneers and leaders of the field of dermatology, Dr. Albert Kligman. Her own independent research has been widely published in peer-reviewed medical journals and she co-authored “Lasers for Ethnic Skin”, a chapter in the Handbook of Lasers in Dermatology that discusses the special considerations of using light and energy devices on darker skin.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Medical School: Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
Residency Training Program, Internal Medicine: Yale-New Haven Health Systems, New Haven, CT
Basic Science Research Fellowship, Dermatology: Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Fellowship, Dermatology: Columbia University’s New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Dermatology Residency: McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada
Alvarez OM, Colon-Cavallito K, Markowitz L, Onumah NJ, Rivera J, Dell J, Wendelken M, Parker R. Wound Healing Outcomes in Diabetic Foot Ulcer Patients Treated with Total Contact Casting. Results from an Observational, Longitudinal Study from March 2011-November 2014. Wound Care Therapies Spring 2019 (manuscript in preparation)
Alvarez OM, Smith T, Gilbert T, Onumah NJ, Wendelken M, Parker R, Markowitz L. Diabetic Foot Ulcers Treated with Porcine Urinary Bladder Extracellular Matrix and Total Contact Cast. Interim Analysis of a Randomized Control Trial. Wounds 2017; 29(5): 140-46.
Onumah N and Kircik L. Use of Naftifine Hydrochloride 2% Cream and 39% Urea Cream in the Treatment of Tinea Pedis Complicated by Hyperkeratosis presented at the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology, Vancouver, Canada, 6/8-613, 2015: Poster #: 2981573.
Onumah N and Kircik L. Use of Naftifine Hydrochloride 2% Cream and 39% Urea Cream in the Treatment of Tinea Pedis Complicated by Hyperkeratosis. J Drugs Dermatol 2014; 13(2): 162-5.
Woolery-Lloyd H., Tolbert D., Onumah N. (2014) Lasers for Ethnic Skin. In: Nouri K. (eds) Handbook of Lasers in Dermatology. Springer, London.
Onumah N. A Novel Anti-Inflammatory in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris: The Pseudopterosins. J Drugs Dermatol 2013; 12(10): 1777-79.
Onumah N and Kircik L. Pimecrolimus Cream and Tacrolimus Ointment in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis. J Drugs Dermatol 2013; 12(10): 1145-48.
Onumah, N. and Kircik L. Psoriasis and its Comorbidities. J Drugs Dermatol 2012; 11(5 suppl): S5-10.
Appiah, Y., Onumah N., Elenitsas R., Wu H., and James, W. Multiple Myeloma associated Amyloidosis and Acral Localized Acquired Cutis Laxa. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008; 58(2 suppl): S32-33.
Geyer, A.S., Onumah N., Uyttendaele, H., and Scher, R. Modulation of Linear Nail Growth to Treat Diseases of the Nail. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2004; 50(2): 229-234.
Onumah, N., and Scher, R.K. Nail Surgery. E-Medicine.Com: dermatology textbook 2002; 1-39, James W., and Elston, D., editors, eMedicine, Inc. Omaha, NE.
Sadiq, I., Onumah, N., and Klighman, A. Study of the changes induced by Lactic Acid in skin through Bioengineering Techniques. J Invest Dermatol. 2000; 114:787.