Dr. Rachel Herschenfeld, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
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Dr. Rachel Herschenfeld, MD
Dr. Herschenfeld specializes in cosmetic, laser and medical dermatology services. She is a recognized expert on reversing signs of aging and improving the skin's overall health and appearance, and she has published articles and lectured on sun related skin damage. In addition to her practice, she is a clinical instructor in the use of Botox®, fillers and laser treatments, and she actively participates in clinical trials for cosmetic treatments. From comprehensive evaluations to in-depth education to individualized treatment plans, she guides patients to beautiful results using a research-proven approach. Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Dr. Herschenfeld earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed residencies in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and in Dermatology at Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center.

65 Walnut St Ste 480

Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

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Dr. Rachel Herschenfeld, MD

Dr. Rachel Herschenfeld, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Care Philosophy

Professional Memberships: American Academy of Dermatology, New England Dermatological Society Board Certification, American Board of Dermatology
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Dr. Herschenfeld's Experience

Dr. Herschenfeld's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins


  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Ma
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Bosotn Med Center/Nemc Ma
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Ma
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Herschenfeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Herschenfeld's Reviews

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Dr. Herschenfeld'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
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Dr. Herschenfeld accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Herschenfeld has admitting privileges

Newton - Wellesley Hospital
2014 Washington St
Newton, MA 02462
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