Dr. Joel Gelfand, MD

Dr. Joel Gelfand, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joel Gelfand, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

3400 Civic Center Blvd Ste 30S

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Psoriasis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Acne
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
56

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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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 Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Mt Sinai School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pa Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gelfand has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gelfand's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gelfand to family and friends
3.7
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Gelfand's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Elkins Park, PA |
Regardless of knowledge and experience my interaction with this doctor wasn't nothing short of 15 mins of arrogance.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gelfand accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Gelfand has admitting privileges

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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