Dr. Alison Gruen, MD

Dr. Alison Gruen, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alison Gruen, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 44 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

176 E 71st St

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 96% of peers
Warts
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • St Vincents Catheterization Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • SUNY Downstate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gruen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gruen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gruen to family and friends
4.6
based on 23 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Gruen's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Astoria, NY |
I would definitely recommend Dr. Gruen to others! She is knowledgeable, caring, and took the time to answer all my questions. I will certainly go back to her for any skin issues.
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I never write reviews but Dr Gruen is a dermatologist fairy godmother. I have had acne prone skin my whole life. Dr. Gruen was the first dermatologist that I've met who was able to prescribe medications that actually worked with my skin. Thanks to Dr. Gruen I have clear skin. She understands every...more
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I went to Dr. Gruen with hair problems. She was very ironic and not professional. Instead of helping me, she told me that, hopefully I will find a rich husband one day and he can pay for my hair transplantation. I should really give her 0 stars.
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in New York NY |
Very understanding, helpful and trustworthy.
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in Hicksville, NY |
She was amazing. I was so comfortable with her. And her assistant was just as amazing. I would definitly recommend her to friends and family.
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Visit Dr. Gruen

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gruen accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medica
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Gruen has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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