Dr. Morris Westfried, MD

Dr. Morris Westfried, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Morris Westfried, MD is a dermatologist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1975 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

1312 38th St

Brooklyn, NY 11218

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
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Top Care Areas

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Jock Itch
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fungal Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Westfried's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Westfried "Dr. Morris Westfried is a top-rated board-certified dermatologist serving patients in Bellmore, Brooklyn and throughout New York City and Long Island. With more than three decades of experience, Dr. Westfried is experienced in treating a wide array of dermatologic issues, including acne, eczema (atopic dermatitis), psoriasis, skin cancer and skin lesions, as well as cosmetic procedures like Botox, dermal fillers and state-of-the-art wrinkle removal using lasers and other techniques. Dr. Westfried is committed to ensuring his patients have the broadest range of options when it comes to achieving their treatment goals. His office is fully equipped with the latest technology so every patient can feel confident they're getting the best and most appropriate care for their needs. As part of his dedication to learning and applying new skills and innovative techniques, Dr. Westfried is the first and only doctor to use the PicoSure laser system to treat patients on Long Island, helping them achieve faster results with less downtime and less discomfort following tattoo removal and treatment of wrinkles, pigmented lesions, acne and more. Dr. Westfried earned his medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine and was selected as the best and most compassionate dermatologist by Healthtap dot com. He is also an advisor to the PhotoMedex Laser Company, a manufacturer of top-rated lasers used in a broad range of dermatology and cosmetic applications. He's also an adjunct clinical associate professor of dermatology at Touro College of Osteopathy and in charge of medical student education. Dr. Westfried has offices in Bellmore and Brooklyn, and he accepts most major insurance plans. He welcomes new patients, and those who are interested in learning about cosmetic treatments are encouraged to call and schedule a consultation appointment to learn about all their options."


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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

69  Conditions Treated


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12  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
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

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.


  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Maimonides Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Kings Cnty Suny
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Maimonides Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Westfried has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Westfried's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Westfried to family and friends
37 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

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Dr. Westfried'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 (7)

Aside for always rushing thru the visit, and treating you practically at the door, Dr, Westfried had misdiagnosed me, decided to burn a cyst that he insisted I had when it was actually Basal Cell Carcinoma that was diagnosed by a more careful Dr. So no, I would not recommend this Dr to anyone....more
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very smart caring experienced Dr. I think he is the best
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Seriously the worst experience I ever had with any Doctor. The receptionists were rude and sarcastic. They rushed me because they said he wanted to go home in 10 minutes. He looked at my hands. Didn't ask possibly why my symptoms started. Or when. I have acrylic on my nails. Like probably most...more
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I paid a 40.00 dollar copay for a 2 mins visit. He rush through the visit. Just looked at my foot spoke so fast like he was in a rush. While in the waiting area. I watched patient go in come out in 2 mins. He did not ask if I had any questions. I had to ask him to repeat himself because he would...more
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Rude and bad maner, there were no explain about any treatment I didn't even know what he was doing, inject smth with needle don't even know what was it, n after finish all he said that's it go very bad experience only good thing was good staff she was very nice.
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