Dr. Alina Zufall is a resident physician in Dermatology at Metropolitan Hospital in New York City, New York. She spent a year working in a dermatology office as a medical assistant prior to attending medical school at the University of Virginia (UVA). While at UVA, she published multiple papers on various topics within dermatology and other medical specialties, and she authored many articles for an educational integrative dermatology website for clinicians, called LearnSkin. Due to her research, education, and community service accomplishments at UVA, she was elected to one of the most prestigious honor societies, the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After medical school, she completed a year-long medical internship in internal medicine at VCU Medical Center in Richmond, VA before matching into a dermatology residency in NYC, where she will be for the next 3 years. She continues to perform and publish research and strives to provide evidence-based recommendations to the BestReviews readers.