Dr. Alyson Penstein, MD

Dr. Alyson Penstein, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Alyson Penstein, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ in 1996 and specializes in dermatology.

116 E 66th St Ste 1B

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

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  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Penstein performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Rash
very high
more than 94% of peers
Skin Infections
high
more than 90% of peers
Acne
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Penstein's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

60  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • 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

  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Penstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Penstein's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Penstein to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Penstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I've been seeing Dr. Penstein for over 10 years. I cannot understand how anyone could give this doctor a negative review. She is simply the BEST -- smart, articulate, ALWAYS will take the time to explain pros and cons of any procedure -- both medically necessary and cosmetic. She is the real...more
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I WAS 25 MINUTES LATE FOR APPOINTMENT DUE TO TERRIBLE TRAFFIC AND SHE REFUSED TO SEE ME DESPITE THE FACT THAT SHE IS THERE TILL LATE EVENING TODAY. VERY INCONSIDERATE AND WOUL DNEVER RECOMMEND HER OR GO TO HER
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Horrible
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Both Drs are wonderful.
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After a long wait I entered an exam room where, after undressing, I was kept waiting in a freezing cold room for 90 minutes without anyone coming in to let me know what the problem was. When I finally got up to leave the office (after not having been seen), there was no one at the front desk to...more
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