Dr. Karen Connolly, MD

Dr. Karen Connolly, MD

Mohs Micrographic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 33
Dr. Karen Connolly, MD is a mohs micrographic surgery specialist in West Orange, NJ and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2010 and specializes in mohs micrographic surgery, dermatology, and more.Read her story

101 Old Short Hills Rd Ste 503

West Orange, NJ 07052

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Actinic Keratosis
more than 73% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
more than 72% of peers
more than 64% of peers

Dr. Connolly'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. Connolly's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Connolly "Dr. Karen Connolly is a board certified Dermatologist and a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon. She specializes in procedural dermatology including advanced skin cancer management and reconstruction following Mohs surgery. She has advanced training in cosmetic injectables. Dr. Connolly graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania and completed medical school at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she was elected a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. Following a Dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, where she was selected as chief resident, she completed a fellowship in Procedural Dermatology and Mohs Micrographic Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Hospital in New York, New York. Dr. Connolly uses her extensive training to deliver excellent patient care using the most effective treatments. She believes in a personalized approach to patient care, understanding each individual's circumstances and needs. She has published extensively in the peer-reviewed medical literature including in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, JAMA Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as multiple book chapters. Dr. Connolly has been invited to speak at local and national meetings, including the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's Contemporary Management of Complex Skin Cancer meeting, and the American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting. Dr. Connolly grew up in Northern New Jersey and enjoys spending time with her husband Jeremy. When she is not working, she likes to explore the outdoors, travel, and oil painting. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Connolly "Thank you for choosing the office of Dr. Karen Connolly.  Our practice is committed to providing superior skin cancer care in a welcoming and friendly environment.  Our philosophy is simple: We deliver best-in-class dermatological care and are fully dedicated to each patient's comfort and well-being.  We ensure that each patient is the focus of our attention from the moment they walk through the door.  We are very proud of the relationships that we have established with our patients by maintaining their trust and confidence, and are especially honored that our colleagues and patients have referred many of their friends and relatives to our practice.  We look forward to caring for you."

7  Specialties

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

14  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Henry Ford Hlth Scis Ctr/Henry Ford Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Weill Cornell
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Connolly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Connolly's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Connolly to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 1

Dr. Connolly's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very professional. Surgery was conducted at the office I felt very comfortable during the process I would highly recommend anyone to Dr. Connolly.
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