Dr. Hirshel Kahn, MD

Dr. Hirshel Kahn, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hirshel Kahn, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in dermatology, dermatopathology, and more.Read his story

Kahn Dermatology

5 Harrison St

New York, NY 10013
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Kahn'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. Kahn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kahn "Hirshel Kahn, MD is a native of Johannesburg, South Africa. After graduating from a six-year medical school, Dr. Kahn completed a residency in Pathology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Kahn went on to complete a fellowship in Dermatopathology and a then a second residency in Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Kahn is certified by the American Board of Pathology, the American Board of Dermatology and by the American Board of Dermatology and Pathology with a special qualification in Dermatopathology. In addition to being a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Kahn is a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. Dr. Kahn is widely published and remains on staff as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City where he teaches in the residency training program. His special interests include skin cancer, psoriasis and hair loss. He also has extensive experience in Botox and Dermal Fillers."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kahn "Since 1986, Advanced Dermatology, P.C. and the Center for Laser & Cosmetic Surgery has been offering a wide array of medical, cosmetic, laser and plastic surgery services. In addition to specializing in all areas of adult and pediatric dermatology, many of our dermatologists have subspecialty training in their area of expertise. Our facilities provide personalized, conservative, effective and less painful treatments for a variety of skin conditions. Our board-certified physicians are collectively fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Contact Dermatitis Society, and many other societies and serve as official spokespeople for The American Academy of Dermatology and The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. With our special expertise and the unusually broad range of services provided at our state-of-the-art offices, we have been featured in many local and national newspapers and magazines as well as radio and television news programs. We have many convenient locations throughout New York and New Jersey. We continue to improve our procedures and services with the most up-to-date advanced instruments and techniques that the dermatological field offers. "


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3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Dermatopathology

3  Board Certifications

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

63  Conditions Treated


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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Age Spot Removal
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • miraDry Treatment for Hyperhidrosis
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Ultherapy®
  • Wart Removal


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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.


  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vet Affairs Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kahn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kahn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kahn to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kahn's 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 (3)

Unreliable. Dr. Kahn prescribed medication that was not covered by insurance and too expensive to pay for out of pocket. The pharmacy and myself called his office multiple times without getting returned calls. The pharmacy offered to send one of their reps to his office to see if they could get him...more
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Best dermatologist I've ever had and I've had several. Thorough, competent, trustworthy and extremely pleasant and kind physician.
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Excellent attention, review and follow up to a serious skin condition. Was extremely helpful in getting me to deal with and cure a very uncomfortable condition of the mouth. Dr. Kahn is the best for caring and handling a difficult situation to the cure. This was several years ago, and I still...more
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