Dr. Jennifer Chwalek, MD

Dr. Jennifer Chwalek, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Jennifer Chwalek, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools in 2003 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

19 Union Sq W Fl 5

New York, NY 10003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • National Elevator
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Top Care Areas

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Skin Cancer
very high
more than 89% of peers
very high
more than 89% of peers
Basal Cell Carcinoma
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Chwalek's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chwalek "Jennifer Chwalek, M.D. is a Board Certified dermatologist with fellowship training in procedural dermatology and in cutaneous laser surgery. She specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery, cosmetic and laser procedures, and the treatment of hair loss. Dr. Chwalek graduated from Vassar College with honors and received her M.D. from the University of Maryland where she was elected to the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Following medical school she completed her internship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and a clinical research fellowship studying cutaneous hair biology and alopecia at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Maryland where she served as chief resident. Following residency, Dr. Chwalek completed a Mohs and Procedural Dermatology fellowship at Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey. Dr. Chwalek is a Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center where she teaches the latest cosmetic techniques to Dermatology residents and fellows. Prior to joining Union Square Laser Dermatology, Dr. Chwalek practiced in New Jersey and in Northern California and served as a clinical instructor in the department of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco. She has lectured at numerous national and international conferences and has written book chapters and articles for peer-reviewed journals. To make an appointment with Dr. Chwalek please call (212) 366-5400. "


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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

23  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • 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® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • miraDry Treatment for Hyperhidrosis
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
  • truSculpt™ System
  • Ultherapy®
  • VelaShape™ Cellulite Treatment

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 Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Mount Sinai Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chwalek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chwalek's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chwalek'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)

Dr. Chwalek was very quick to diagnose a dermatitis rash that I had. I had zero wait time and she managed to treat me outside of office hours. She was very knowledgeable and helpful in treating my terrible itchy skin. I would highly recommend seeing her for any of your dermatology needs as she's...more
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In my years of seeing medical providers in different cities, I place Dr. Chwalek on top of my list for best medical and cosmetic advice, best bedside manners, and best in medical knowledge dissemination. Dr. Chwalek has been my Dermatologist for the past 5 years. I travel into the city to see...more
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Personable, Easy to speak with. Explained things clearly. GREAT DOCTOR!
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Dr. Chwalek is really knowledgeable about all the different questions I had (read: a lot). She is friendly and professional, and I absolutely trust her with my healthcare!
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Dr. Chwalek is excellent! She is very professional and knowledgeable when it comes to skin care, and took the time to address all of my concerns / questions (laser skin resurfacing for sun damage and fine lines / wrinkles). She comes across as very patient and compassionate, which I appreciated....more
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