Sonia Badreshia-Bansal, MD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist
Brief info

Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal serves as the CEO, co-founder, and medical director of Elite MD. Dr Badreshia-Bansal is a board certified dermatologist trained at the prestigious Penn State, College of Medicine and the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident. During her advanced training with some of the leaders in cosmetic dermatology, Dr Badreshia-Bansal has become an expert in anti-aging skin treatments, Botox, cosmetic fillers, skin care, and laser treatments, as well as acne, rosacea, and ethnic skin. Dr Badreshia-Bansal is an author to over a dozen medical publications, a co-editor to a medical textbook on ethnic skin, and a speaker at national and international academic conferences. She serves on the editorial board for Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology as well as the board for Blackhawk Women’s Group.  Dr. Badreshia-Bansal works alongside her husband Dr. Vivek Bansal who is a plastic surgeon at Elite MD.

Dr. Badreshia-Bansal regularly contributes to mainstream media and has been quoted in Allure, Real Simple, Prevention, Self, Family Circle, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Times, and Rivaaj Indian Life and Style. You may also recognize her from the Dove’s “Next Real Woman” national ad campaign featured in the December 2007 issue of Self Magazine. “National Geographic, WebMD, AOL Health” in “Allure, Real Simple, Prevention, Self, Family Circle, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Times, and Rivaaj Indian Life and Style.”

Dr. Badreshia-Bansal has collaborated with her husband on several community outreach projects. These projects have included an after-school tutorial program for inner city children which is now a part of AmeriCorps and Penn State Hershey’s LION CARE, which is now one of the largest free medical student run homeless clinics in the nation. Dr. Badreshia-Bansal offered annual free skin cancer screenings during Melanoma Month, at the national Samsung LPGA at Half Moon Bay, CA and the Longs Drugs Challenge LPGA at Danville, CA.

Dr Badreshia-Bansal enjoys spending time with family, traveling, writing, dancing, calligraphy, and eating chocolate!

“My goal is to provide VIP care and exceed every patient’s expectations”
– Sonia Badreshia-Bansal, MD

CEO, Founder and Medical Director
Elite MD – Advanced Dermatology, Laser, & Plastic Surgery Institute
Media Consultant

Penn State, College of Medicine

American Board of Dermatology

American Academy Dermatology (AAD)
American Society Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
California Dermatologic Society
Skin Cancer Foundation
Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS)

Anti-Aging Treatments
Cosmetic Fillers
Ethnic Skin
Laser Surgery
Medical Grade Skin Care
Skin Cancers

2008 Woman of the Year in Medicine and Health Care
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Research Fellowship
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Community Service Award
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Preceptorship Award Arnold P. Gold Foundation Resident Humanism in Medicine Award
Balllentine Aware in the Medical Arts
Guinness World Record, Participating In The Most Skin Cancer Screenings In A Single Day
International Health Professional of the Year
International Who’s Who of Professional Business Women
National Health Care Foundation of New Jersey Humanism in Medicine Award
Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS) Mentorship Award

View Dr. Sonia’s Skin Care Guide