Dr. David Leffell, MD

Dr. David Leffell, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. David Leffell, MD is a dermatologist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in dermatology.

40 Temple St Ste 5A

New Haven, CT 06510

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Basal Cell Carcinoma
more than 86% of peers
Skin Cancer
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Leffell'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leffell "We are a university referral practice that where our commitment to quality and service to our patients is our priority. Our practice consistently scores in the 99th percentile in Press Ganey patient satisfaction surveys."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

16  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Skin Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Yale College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Cornell Co Op Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Yale New Haven Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Mi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in New York, 13 years
  • Best Cancer Doctors in America, 7 years
  • Best Doctors in America, at least 1
Media & Publications

Dr. Leffell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leffell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leffell to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Leffell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been helped by Dr. Leffell for many years. He is a brilliant doctor, a true gentleman, and an extremely gentle surgeon. I have more confidence in him than I can put into words and recommend him in the highest degree to anyone considering MOHS surgery. His staff is also incredible.
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Wonderful doctor, explains and answers all questions. Great staff ! Wish all offices would run as smoothly
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Dr. Sam Book took care of me and he and Dr. Leffell are wonderful, skillful and very professional. I was extremely happy with the nursing care as well. great Job!
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Extremely good bedside manner, patient, explains everything, very good at what he does. Easy to talk to, answered all my questions, explained everything from the procedure to aftercare. I was very impressed and would recommend Dr. Leffell in a heartbeat to anyone with skin cancer that requires a...more
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