Dr. Kimberly Morel, MD

Dr. Kimberly Morel, MD

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Pediatric Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
48 y/o
(3)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kimberly Morel, MD is a pediatric dermatology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 48 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center Dermatology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 12

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Morel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dermatitis
normal
more than 77% of peers
Skin Infections
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more than 53% of peers
Birthmark
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more than 46% of peers

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Dr. Morel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Morel "Dr. Kimberly Morel is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Clinical Pediatrics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. She joined the staff of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in 2003. Dr. Morel received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, New York. She completed her residency training in both Pediatrics and Dermatology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University and is board certified in both Pediatrics and Dermatology. Additionally, she was a fellow in Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at the Children's Hospital, San Diego, University of California, San Diego. Dr. Morel directs the Pediatric Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) Interdisciplinary Clinic at Columbia. The EB Clinic, which was initiated by Dr. Morel in June 2007, provides comprehensive outpatient consultation, consisting of various sub-specialists, such as dermatologists, nutritionists, pain service specialists, and social workers, who have expertise in treating the multiple aspects of EB. Dr. Morel is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Hemangioma Investigator Group, the Epidermolysis Bullosa Interest Group and is on the Scientific Advisory Board of DebRA (the Dystropic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America). Dr. Morel performs pulsed dye laser therapy for vascular birthmarks. She is the author of several articles and book chapters regarding skin conditions in pediatric patients."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Morel "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatric Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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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.

Education

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Morel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Morel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morel to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Morel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Bronx, NY |
Highly skilled and kind physician who is great with kids.
in New York, NY |
My son has been under the care of Dr. Morel for 3 years. His acne is well controlled..
Dr. Morel might be knowledgeable but does not take the time to explain the medical condition and treatment. She is always in a rush during the apointments. Also treatments are very expensive. Staff is not very courteous.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Morel accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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