Dr. Filamer Kabigting, MD

Dr. Filamer Kabigting, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
36 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Filamer Kabigting, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 3 years.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Dermatology

51 W 51st St Ste 390

New York, NY 10019
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 96% of peers
Skin Infections
more than 91% of peers
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Kabigting's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kabigting "Dr. Filamer (Fil) Kabigting is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Kabigting is a dual board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist who specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Kabigting will expand the clinical activities of the department specfically in the areas of adult general and cosmetic dermatology, managing all conditions of the skin, hair and nails including acne, psoriasis, eczema, and skin allergies. Dr. Kabigting graduated from Stanford University on full-scholarship where he majored in Human Biology, then was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship before attending medical school at UC San Diego where he earned both his M.D. and a Master's in Clinical Research while concurrently completing a Clinical Research Fellowship at the UCSD Division of Dermatology. Dr. Kabigting completed his internship in Internal Medicine at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Hospital and residency training in Dermatology at Mount Sinai/St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center where he was selected as Chief Resident. He subsequently completed fellowship training in Dermatopathology at the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology. Dr. Kabigting is accepting new patients, including same-day or walk-in appointments. For your convenience, Saturday morning clinic hours are also available."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kabigting "I am committed to delivering comprehensive and compassionate medical and cosmetic dermatology care that is personalized to your individual patient care needs. My practice emphasizes patient education and engagement in order to fully address all of your dermatology needs. To enhance accessibility and convenience, my practice is proud to offer same day appointments as well as extended hours."


  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Keloid Scar
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles


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  • Acne Treatment
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of California, San Diego
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • North-Shore Long Island Jewish
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Mount Sinai-St. Luke's-Roosevelt
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Ackerman Academy Of Dermatopathology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kabigting has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kabigting's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kabigting to family and friends
based on 35 total reviews (30 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kabigting's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (30)

in Los Angeles, CA |
I have been going to see Dr. Filamer Kabigting for over a year and can’t say enough about his care. His professionalism is second to none and it is reflected in his efficient, thorough, and effective treatment explanations and guidance. Dr. Kabigting has always worked to address my every question...more
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Brooklyn, New York |
Dr. Kabigting is friendly, kind, and thorough. He has fantastic bedside manner and is very solutions-oriented. By far the best dermatologist I've ever visited.
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Ridge, NY |
Dr. Kabigting was the first dermatologist to ask me to list what I've tried for my adult acne and what hasn't worked. I've never had a doctor ask me that, which is surprising. He listened and asked me questions about my condition, prescribed me my medication and by the next visit I was noticeably...more
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Dr. Fil Kabigting is awesome. He is quick and efficient, coming up with a plan of action or diagnosis quickly, and then talking through it with you. He is friendly and kind. He makes you feel like you are speaking to a friend rather than a doctor. I would highly recommend him!!!
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Brooklyn, NY |
Fil is an excellent doctor. He is thorough, caring and personable. My visit was informative yet I was out in under 30 min. Conveniently located in midtown made visiting him during lunch a breeze.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kabigting accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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