Dr. Gwen Abeles, MD

Dr. Gwen Abeles, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Gwen Abeles, MD is a dermatologist in Montvale, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ in 1993 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

221 W Grand Ave Ste 102B

Montvale, NJ 07645

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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

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Dr. Abeles' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abeles "Dr. Gwen Abeles is a Board Certified Dermatologist who has been in private practice since 1997. Dr. Abeles specializes in treating Cosmetic, Laser, Medical and Surgical Dermatology patients of all ages. Her practice is located in Montvale a beautiful Bergen County, New Jersey suburb.Dr. Abeles is a graduate of Cornell University where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Nutrition. She earned her Medical Degree from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, and graduated with honors and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. After her Internship in Pediatrics at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, she completed her Dermatology Residency at the State University of New York at Brooklyn. Pursuing her interest in the surgical and procedural aspects of Dermatology, Dr. Abeles went on to complete a Fellowship in Cosmetic, Laser, and Skin Cancer Surgery through the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.Dr. Abeles is a contributing author to the text book The Columbia Manual of Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery, and has had numerous articles published in the journals of Dermatologic Surgery, and Cosmetic Dermatology. She is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, and is on staff at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.Dr. Abeles is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and the Dermatological Society of New Jersey. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abeles "Dr. Gwen Abeles, a Board Certified Bergen County Dermatologist and her experienced medical team are committed to providing their medical, cosmetic, laser, and surgical dermatology patients with the highest quality of dermatologic care.  With her vast experience and years in private practice, you can feel confident that Dr. Abeles and her team will be able to provide you and your family with the care that is right for you and your skin.  By staying current on the most  advanced dermatologic treatments and skin care, our practice is able to offer the latest most effective procedures for patients of all ages and skin types.  Dr. Abeles offers honest straightforward advice to her patients and can customize an effective treatment and skin care plan that meets your individual needs and lifestyle.   "
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

42  Conditions Treated

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9  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
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Paracentesis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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.


  • Cornell
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • SUNY Health Science Center At Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship Affiliated Dermatology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abeles has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abeles' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abeles to family and friends
51 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

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Dr. Abeles' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

I've been seeing Dr. Abeles for 13 years. I have only positive things to say. She is attentive, thorough and professional. The same holds to true for all staff in the office.
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I have been going to Dr. Abeles for over 20 years. She always provides me with the best service and has essentially saved my life by removing countless atypical moles. Her staff is always very friendly as well. I have recommended many of my co-workers to her and they all use her now.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Abeles for almost 20 years. During this time I have been fully satisfied with the level of professionalism and care she and her staff have provided me at every visit. Dr. Abeles is knowledgeable, thorough in her examination, and takes the time to answer any questions or...more
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Dr. Abeles is knowledgeable and informative, but I did not feel seen or heard at any deeper level. Her answers were superficial and she slipped in and out quickly.
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Attempted to sell her products which I found to be in poor taste given that she is supposedly a doctor and impartial. Similar to professors who sell their textbooks as part of the course they teach. I felt a little rushed and harried as well. I will find a better dermatologist.
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