Dr. Neil Niren, MD

Dr. Neil Niren, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Neil Niren, MD is a dermatologist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 1978 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

135 Cumberland Rd Ste 206

Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Niren's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Niren "Dr. Neil Niren is a Board Certified Dermatologist serving the Pittsburgh area for more than 35 years. Dr. Niren is experienced in Mohs Surgery, Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology. He is also a professional member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the International Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Professional Associations: American Society for Mohs Surgery Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology American Academy of Dermatology International Society of Dermatologic Surgery American Society of Dermatologic Surgery International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Illinois State Medical Society Chicago Dermatologic Society Pittsburgh Academy of Dermatology Awards & Accolades Leading Physician Of The World and Top Dermatologist of Pennsylvania, 2015-2016, International Association of Dermatologists "
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

33  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

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.

1 Board Action
  • Felony conviction (3/27/2015)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Dr. Neil M. Niren; License # MD025703E; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician was convicted of filing a false tax return, a felony. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine issued the physician a reprimand and assessed a $5,000. civil penalty.
    State: Pennsylvania

Education

  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Cambridge Hospital Harvard University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Niren has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Niren has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Niren's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Niren to family and friends
192 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (192)

  • 5
    (162)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (24)

Dr. Niren's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I typically only leave reviews for positive experiences I've had (I'd rather use my energy towards good things). However, I had such a terrible experience with Dr. Niren that I'd like to dissuade future patients from seeing him. When I met with Dr. Niren, he spent little time with me (looked at my...more
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Dr. Niren is excellent. He may be abrupt when there is nothing more medically to add to the conversation. On occasion, he does offer advice that is not related to the visit but may help you. He is unwavering in his well informed knowledge, skill and advice. That said, the woman handling the...more
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I am no longer a patient with Dr. Niren. This is not because of him - I was actually quite happy with how he handled my skin problems, and he was good about recomminding cheaper sources for the prescriptions, too. However, his staff are TERRIBLE! Calling in for prescription refills was a...more
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Long story short. Found the person answering the phone needing to exercise her listening skills. Found Dr. Niren unresptive to discuss medications/treatment. I would describe him as being defensive which translates to trying to bully patience. And best of all, During the bullying session I found...more
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Horrible!!!! The most unprofessional person I have ever met!!!!
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