Dr. Bagel is the director for the Psoriasis Treatment Center of Central New Jersey. He is board-certified in dermatology and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He received his Bachelor of Arts at Boston University, his Master of Science at Rutgers University and his Doctor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1981. Dr. Bagel served his internship in internal medicine at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital and his residency in dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.
Dr. Bagel is a nationally-recognized expert in the treatment of psoriasis and is regularly invited to speak across the country and internationally about this medical condition and its treatment. He has practiced dermatology and dermatologic surgery for 29 years. He is the senior attending physician at the University Medical Center at Princeton. Dr. Bagel is a three-term member of the medical advisory board of the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF). He has taught courses on the use of phototherapy for psoriasis at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meetings. He has been an investigator on over 100 clinical trials to find new treatments for psoriasis and other skin conditions.
Dr. Bagel is editor of Practical Dermatology and associate editor for Psoriasis Forum. He has been named a Top Doctor in the Castle Connolly Medical Top Doctors of the New York metro area every year from 2001-2013. He was named a 2005 New Jersey Top Doctor by New Jersey Life, a Best Doctor in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly in 2001 and 2003, and received a Patients’ Choice award in 2008 as well as in Inside Jersey in 2013. He has published extensively on the topic of psoriasis in such journals as The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and The Journal of Drugs & Dermatology.