Dr. Harold Hefter, MD

Dr. Harold Hefter, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Harold Hefter, MD is a dermatologist in Lawrence, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ in 1981 and specializes in dermatology.

135 Rockaway Tpke Ste 100

Lawrence, NY 11559

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Tinea Versicolor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keloid Scar
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

44  Conditions Treated


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6  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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.


  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Albert Einstein Coll Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hefter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hefter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hefter to family and friends
30 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

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Dr. Hefter'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 (15)

Dr. Hefter is an experienced and caring dermatologist. I was suffering from a rash of some sort for at least two months. The itching I was experiencing was uncontrollable all over my body. It was so severe that a got a maximum of an hour sleep every night. After no help from another dermatologist,...more
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Dr. Hefter is the Greatest Dermatologist. I’ve been going to him for over 10 years. He is an excellent dr. Serving his community for many, many years. He always listens attentively, explains clearly any skin problems you are having as well as cures them. He answers all questions. He is extremely...more
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Dr Hefter is an incredible doctor! He reversed the burn on my hand and cured me in 5 minutes. Excellent bedside manner!!! He's a genius!!
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I am a physician living in NJ so when I developed itchy bumps I asked a physician friend for a dermatologist in my area. This other dermatologist rushed through my visits without conducting thorough exams and as a result misdiagnosed me - twice. My mother-in-law recommended Dr Hefter and boy am I...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Hefter for over just about 20 years. He is a consummate professional. He is what a doctor should be, caring, attentive, respectful and very thorough. I have that utmost confidence in him and would gladly recommend him to anyone! He's second to none in my opinion.
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