Dr. Desiree Ratner, MD

Dr. Desiree Ratner, MD

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55 y/o
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Dr. Desiree Ratner, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. She specializes in dermatology, dermatologic oncology, and more.Read her story

Desiree Ratner, MD

36 E 36th St Ste 204

New York, NY 10016
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Ratner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Skin Infections
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ratner treats Skin Infections more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ratner treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Granuloma of Skin
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ratner treats Granuloma of Skin more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Ratner treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ratner treats Cancer more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Ratner treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer

Dr. Ratner's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

About Me

Desiree Ratner, MD, in New York City provides quality, patient-centered dermatological care to men and women of all ages at her practice in Manhattans Murray Hill neighborhood. Specializing in Mohs micrographic surgery, facial reconstruction, and cut...

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Lahey Clinic Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1994
New Eng Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University of Michigan Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1990
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1989
Johns Hopkins U, School of Medicine
Medical School
1995
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1993
1990
1989

Languages

  • French
  • English

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Dr. Ratner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ratner

4.5

Based on 44 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Ratner gained my respect and confidence within 15 minutes. She and her team of professionals are one on one with you and help you understand what is being done, why and how to recover. Most people dont't even see the scar on my face! Don't hesitate when she is recommended.
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DR. Ratner & staff were excellent
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had a wonderful experience with doctor. felt safe at ease.
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wonderful staff
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Dr Ratner is a top notch doctor with a top notch staff.
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Friendly and expert treatment. highly recomenn ded.
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We feel like we are in the best hands with Dr. Ratner and her team. All around great experiences and brought my Mother to her as well.
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Dr Ratner is kind and caring. She's knowledgeable and great at what she does. She also has a wonderful staff. Everyone I encountered was kind and had great attitudes. I so appreciated all of them.
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Dr Ratner and her staff are superb in all regards.
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Dr Ratner and her staff are the best! They are always professional and courteous. The appointment is always efficient, thorough, and fast. They took the best care of me! Thank you for everything
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My surgical experience in the care of Dr Ratner and her assistants has been excellent. The office is bright and contemporary, the staff is warm, professional and Dr Ratner is the doctor to go for the best surgical and aesthetic results.
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Good experience, ancillary staff is great! Wonderful assistant Natalie.
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This is the third time i have had Dr. Rattner perate on my face This the third Mohs surgery Dr. Ratner has performed on me. I trust her implicitly. No one ever sees the other two as she so sikillfully places the operation. Everyone in the office is helpful, kind and professional. I highly recommend Dr. Ratner. this
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Excellent care. Karen was particularly helpful
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outstanding in every sense of the word.
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MOHS surgery under left eye
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Everyone was amazing! They took great care of my father. They listened patiently to all his questions and repeated answers and explanations to him when something was not clear. Thank you to everyone!
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Dr Ratner was recommended by my dermotologist and make my procedure from prep, to day of and post healing a success! By far she has made my experience a perfect healing experience and i recommend her to everyone. Her office details helped me to prep and heal quick. Her staff is incredible- so helpful and caring and her Office is SO clean! Its rare to find a perfect everything in NYC and by far she has it! I thank her and her staff! bm
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Having skin cancer is scary enough. Experiencing it for a second time, on my face, is terrifying. As an executive in the beauty industry - where appearances matter - I was dismayed by the results of my first Moh's surgery with another physician. It left me disfigured for months. When I came to Dr Rattner with my second skin cancer, I was so concerned and upset. Her truly caring spirit coupled with an expert, on point approach was heartwarming. Dr Rattner is a far superior...
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Great experience. Great staff.
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

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