Dr. Israel Eckman, MD

Dr. Israel Eckman, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Israel Eckman, MD is a dermatologist in Rockville Centre, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Tufts Univ Sch Of Med in 1994 and specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.Read his story

165 N Village Ave Ste 129

Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Eckman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eckman "Israel S Eckman, MD is an Assistant professor of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr Eckman is a board certified dermatologist and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Eckman graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and received his medical degree from Tufts University school of Medicine in Boston, MA. Following an internship in New York University Medical Center, Dr. Eckman completed his dermatology residency training at University of Buffalo in Buffalo, NY. Following residency, Dr. Eckman joined the full time faculty at the Johns Hopkins department of dermatology and was primarily involved in clinical research and supervising resident training. Dr. Eckman established his private practice in 2001 and opened the Towson Dermatology & Cosmetic Center in 2006 to provide innovative and comprehensive dermatologic and skin care to his patients. Dr. Eckman's expertise includes the detection and management of skin cancer and the treatment of skin disorders in both pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Eckman has participated in skin cancer screenings for the Baltimore Orioles in combination with the American Academy of Dermatology Play it Safe in the Sun program and has been a sought after speaker on the topic of skin cancer detection and prevention. Dr. Eckman has recently relocated to Long Island and has established his new practice in Rockville Centre, NY. He looks forward to providing the same level of care and expertise to his patients in his new practice as he provided during his tenure serving as an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins Hospital for nearly twenty years."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eckman "Our goal at Long Island Dermatology is to provide each of our patients the highest quality skin care in a relaxed environment. We offer comprehensive general, surgical and cosmetic dermatological care in our conveniently located office. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair, and nail disorders in adult and children. We provide the most advanced cosmetic treatments to help you achieve the healthiest skin possible and maximize your results."

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

40  Conditions Treated


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8  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 Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag 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.


  • Brown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • New York University Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eckman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eckman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eckman to family and friends
84 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (84)

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Dr. Eckman'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 (8)

This was my first vist to a dermatologist and it was a very nice experience. I did not have an appointment and he seen me right away after filling out only a one-sided form! The Office Manager was very nice and filled out all the demographic info. therefore the paperwork process was fast and not...more
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He made me feel very comfortable and he did a great job listening to me. His assistant Sneha is very sweet and helpful. Thank you. Will be returning ! They got me in the day of by the way !
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I found dr Eckman to have a wonderful bedside manner , I found him to be very professional and most importantly I didn’t feel rushed or my concerns were dismissed . I’m very happy to find Dr Eckman and will not only continue to be his patient but I will bring the rest of my family to him. Dr Eckman...more
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spends a good deal of time with patient. Takes digital photos to show comparisons from previous visits. Explains in detail medications available.
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Dr. Eckman is a wonderful physician and really cares about his patients.I have had the pleasure of being Dr. Eckman's patient for several years at his Towson Dermatology and Cosmestic Practice. I love that he is very through with his examinations. He listens to your concerns and don't rush you. ...more
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