Dr. Francis Dispaltro, MD

Dr. Francis Dispaltro, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Francis Dispaltro, MD is a dermatologist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.Read his story

Advanced Dermatology, P.C.

1200 E Ridgewood Ave

Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dispaltro performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Keloid Scar
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Dispaltro'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.

Dr. Dispaltro's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dispaltro "Dr. Dispaltro offers his expertise in medical as well as state-of-the-art cosmetic procedures. His creative spirit and his attention to detail makes him particularly suited to the cosmetic aspect of dermatology. He is experienced in many areas of medical as well as cosmetic dermatology and offers his patients a wide range of treatments available in our offices."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dispaltro "Providing you with the best dermatological care."

2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dispaltro does not have any board certifications listed.

60  Conditions Treated

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47  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dermabrasion
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
  • Ultherapy®
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Binghamton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Universidad De Guadalajara, Centro Universitario De Ciencias De La Salud
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Columbia Prsbyterian Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dispaltro has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Dispaltro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dispaltro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dispaltro to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dispaltro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

He saw my 85 yo mother and diagnosed eczema. However, he sent a script to the pharmacy for scabies, a highly contagious skin condition. He never mentioned this at the appointment. I learned of the scabies only when I returned her to her home (an assisted living facility) and spoke to the nurse...more
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Out of all of the doctors I have been to, or taken my children to, Dr. Dispaltro has got to be the worst! He is rude and doesn't know what he is talking about. After listening to him for 3 minutes last time I was ready to walk out and never go back again. I honestly have never been to a worst...more
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Told there was a limit on the number of issues I could bring up because there are patients waiting. I would have timed the visit if I knew there was a limit, but it must have been less than 5 minutes with the doctor. I did not learn anything new. It was a waste of time.
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Dr Dispaltro was precise and very specific about diagnosis. I was very pleased with the visit and will return as a steady patient.
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Found Doctor Dispaltro pleasant and professional. Answered questions and did a good exam. Will definitely recommend.
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