Dr. Peter Accetta, MD

Dr. Peter Accetta, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Peter Accetta, MD is a dermatologist in Orchard Park, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from State University Of New York At Buffalo in 1983 and specializes in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and more.Read his story

3045 Southwestern Blvd Ste 104

Orchard Park, NY 14127

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Independent Health
  • MagnaCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
very high
more than 93% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Accetta's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Accetta " Dr. Accetta was born in New York City and grew up in the suburb of Pearl River. After graduating Fordham University he moved to Buffalo in 1979 to attend UB school of Medicine where he met his wife Lynn who was then a Niagara University nursing student. Together they have two daughters. Emily is a corporate event planner living in Brooklyn and Julia is a Tulane medical student in New Orleans. Certified by the American board of Dermatology he is a member of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatology surgery. Dr. Accetta is a volunteer clinical assistant professor for the UB Department of Dermatology and volunteer at the free Lighthouse clinic downtown Buffalo. Areas of expertise include skin cancer treatment and minimally invasive skin rejuvenation procedures including Botox, Kybella, microneedling, fillers, as well as superficial and deep chemical peels. When out of the office he enjoys visiting his girls, photography and taking his three dogs to the park. "Our clean modern office is staffed by some of the smartest and friendliest physician assistants, nurses, and aestheticians you will find anywhere. We enjoy what we do and welcome you as a new patient.""


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Accetta "At Orchard Park Dermatology we specialize in adult skin care and surgery. We perform all of our procedures in our new modern facility including all skin cancer surgeries. After eliminating cancers and pre cancerous growths patients are counseled regarding sun protection and if interested skin rejuvenation products and treatments."

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

17  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • 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
  • Facial Peel
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Removal
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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.


  • Fordham University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Buffalo Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Buffalo U Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Dermatology Chief Resident
    Other Education | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Accetta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Accetta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Accetta to family and friends
143 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (143)

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Dr. Accetta'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 (24)

I felt fortunate in getting an appt. so quickly, after getting results from the lab. Within just a few days, I had a Squamous cell in situ removed on my face. Sydney, Dr. Accetta's surgical assistant, kindly explained everything to me about the procedure, in advance of Dr. Accetta entering the...more
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Dr Accetta along with Elizabeth and Sara answered all my questions regarding my surgery to remove basal-cell from the side of my nose and close to my left eye. The perp and procedure was painless. They even called me the next day to see how I was. If your researching were to go for being scanned...more
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As a new patient, I met with Mary Canna, Pa-c, very caring/professional, detected a Melanoma. Day of surgery office traffic very orderly, good appointment management . I was prepped for surgery by Kelly,Rn, surgery by Dr. Peter Accette assisted by Sarah, Pa-c, all very professional and friendly, we...more
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I've been visiting the office since September of 2016, and I must say, my experiences there have been absolutely wonderful, from the scheduling process, to meeting with the physician's assistants (Susan and Emily) and the esthetician (Linda), right through the check-out with the ladies at the...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Accetta and his staff. Dr. Accetta and his staff are attentive and patient with me. He is always willing to meet with me, explain things and reassure me. I’m grateful for everything he has have done. Thank you Barbara G
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