Dr. Elyse Rafal, MD

Dr. Elyse Rafal, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Elyse Rafal, MD is a dermatologist in Stony Brook, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Harvard School Of Dental Medicine in 1985 and specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.Read her story

2500 Nesconset Hwy Bldg 22A

Stony Brook, NY 11790

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rafal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Tinea Versicolor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rafal treats Tinea Versicolor more than 98% of her peers

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

Dermatitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rafal treats Dermatitis more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Rafal treats this condition more than 78% of her peers

Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rafal treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 68% of her peers

Dr. Rafal treats this condition more than 68% of her peers

Dr. Rafal's conditions and procedures:

Acne
Acne Surgery
Actinic Keratosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Tumor
Biopsy
Cancer
Dermatitis
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Hair Removal
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Melanoma
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Psoriasis
Rash
Ringworm
Rosacea
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Skin Aging
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Discoloration
Skin Diseases
Skin Infections
Skin Resurfacing
Tinea Versicolor
Venous Sclerotherapy
Warts
Wrinkles

About Me

Biography

"Elyse Suzanne Rafal, MD, PC is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and Medical Director of the DermResearchCenter of New York, Inc. An active participant in her field with over 65 publications, book chapters, abstracts and presentations...

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1989
    Montefiore Medical Center-Moses Division
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Suny-Health Science Center At Brooklyn (Formerly Downstate Medical Center)
    Medical School
    1988
  • 1985
    Harvard School Of Dental Medicine
    Medical School
    1985
  • 1980
    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School
    1980

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Dr. Rafal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rafal

3.4

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
57.142857142857146%
(20)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(5)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(10)

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This review should not reflect on Dr Rafal as a Dermatologist. It pertains to my experience with her for Cosmetic Fillers. Plain and simple: Stay away. She is not a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and does not have the skills that will give you the cosmetic results you want. This is high pressure...Read More
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I would not recommend this doctor because she does not care about the patients appoinment schedule.had an appointment at 4 and she came in at 5:30 cause shes busy chit chatting with other patients . She treats her patients like they are experiments and she always recommending them her products. I...Read More
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Dr Rafal and all of her staff are welcoming and address any concerns you may have. Dr Rafal takes her time to sit with each patient and doesn’t make you feel like you are ever being rushed in any way. She’s an expert in dermatology and skincare as well as did an excellent job with the Juvéderm...Read More
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Seems to only care about pushing her products And they aren’t even good products. Waited an hour for her to tell me to try her products that I’ve purchased in the past. Going to find a different dermatologist
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Wonderful experience! Dr. Rafal is an expert injector. Her staff was so attentive and caring. It's amazing how a little bit of Botox can make you feel.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

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