Dr. Elaine Shnitkind, MD

Dr. Elaine Shnitkind, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female
(19)
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Dr. Elaine Shnitkind, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Staten Island, NY. She has been practicing for 14 years.

3710 Richmond Ave

Staten Island, NY 10312

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Fungal Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acne
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
58

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Psoriasis
  • Purpura
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Sunburn
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shnitkind has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shnitkind's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shnitkind to family and friends
3.2
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Shnitkind's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Staten Island, NY |
Dr. Shnitkind seems knowledgeable but she is quick when she finally gets into the room to meet with you. However, my biggest issue is with rude, office staff. When I called with an emergency due to irregular mark, office staff wanted to schedule me over a month later. When i said it was...more
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in New York, NY |
I received top notch care every step of the way. Everyone in the office was warm, confident, and knowledgeable. The office is very clean and modern. I am glad to have a dermatologist who is a good listener as well as an excellent diagnostician. Dr Shnitkind is genuinely good doctor who cares for...more
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in Staten Island, NY |
Dr Shnitkind is an excellent dermatologist with a thorough method of diagnosing the root cause of skin issues. Her new office is very nice as well as her staff. Within days of seeing her my skin issues started to improve. I am sending my wife to see her next week!
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in Staten Island, NY |
Had a nasty, nasty rash on my hand. Dr Shnitkind spent enormous amount of time with me trying different approaches and combinations of drugs. Thanks to her knowledge she was able to cure me and fought for me with my insurance company until I received 4 thousand!!!! ( no joke!!) dollar prescription...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shnitkind accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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