Dr. Maria Garzon, MD

Dr. Maria Garzon, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Maria Garzon, MD is a pediatric dermatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. She specializes in pediatric dermatology, pediatrics, and more.Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center Dermatology

51 W 51st St

New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

more than 56% of peers
Skin Infections
more than 34% of peers
more than 32% of peers

Dr. Garzon'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. Garzon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garzon "Dr. Garzon joined the faculty of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the staff of Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York- Presbyterian in 1995 and founded the Division of Pediatric Dermatology. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Clinical Pediatrics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. Dr. Garzon received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. She completed her pediatric residency at Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and her Dermatology residency at Columbia University. She was a fellow in Pediatric Dermatology at Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL. Dr. Garzon is nationally recognized as a leader in Pediatric Dermatology. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on a wide variety of topics in pediatric dermatology. Her current research interests focus on of vascular birthmarks in children. She is one of the founding members of the Hemangioma Investigator Group. She and has lectured at numerous medical meetings including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics, National Institute of Health and International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies. Dr. Garzon is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is Board Certified in Pediatric Dermatology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garzon "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. "

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics

3  Board Certifications

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

36  Conditions Treated

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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.


  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Childrens Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garzon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garzon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garzon to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
  • 3
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Dr. Garzon'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 (3)

Dr. Garzon is a wonderful doctor to consider for your child! My daughter was a first time patient, & I was so impressed and delighted by her bedside manner and the way she addressed my daughter directly. She greeted my daughter warmly upon entering and explained what she does and how she can...more
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This is been the worst experience I’ve ever had with a doctors office. I came in regarding my 16-month-old daughter. The doctor is impossible to reach for follow-up. She had an assistant call and leave a message saying that tests showed my daughter didn’t have what she thought she had. No other...more
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very unprofessional and rude.
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