Dr. Rachel Kushner, DO

Dr. Rachel Kushner, DO

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Dermatology  |  
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Dr. Rachel Kushner, DO is a dermatology doctor who practices in Farmingdale, NY. She has been practicing for 21 years.Read her story

Rachel Kushner Dermatology

435 Main St

Farmingdale, NY 11735
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acne
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ringworm
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Kushner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kushner "Dr. Rachel Kushner is known for her caring, warmth, and dedication to her patients. She is a Board Certified dermatologist, helping children and adults with all aspects of dermatologic care. The specialized attention each patient received sets Kushner Dermatology apart. Dr. Kushner is experienced in diseases and surgery of the skin as well as cosmetic/laser surgery. Dr. Kushner is a graduate of NYCOM. She completed three years of dermatology training in association with Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida where she was Chief Resident. Dr. Kushner is on staff at St. Barnabas Hospital, where she is active in the education of students, interns, and residents from across the country. She is also affiliated with Franklin Hospital and the North Shore LIJ Health System and St. Catherine of Sienna Medical Center. Dr. Kushner is a member of the Editorial Review Committee for the Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (JAOCD). Maggie Buondelmonte MPAS PA-C is a board certified Physician Assistant and is known by patients and colleagues for her warm and nurturing personality. She is a perfect fit for Kushner Dermatology as she shares the mission for high quality, comprehensive dermatology services to all patients. Maggie completed her graduate studies at the New York Institute of Technology and holds a master's degree in Physician Assistant studies. She is a graduate of Marist College with a bachelor's degree in Biology. Maggie is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the New York State Society of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Kushner Dermatology has two Long Island offices, in Franklin Square and Farmingdale. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kushner "At Kushner Dermatology, our mission is to provide high quality, comprehensive dermatology services to all our patients. Dr. Rachel Kushner has been voted the premier Dermatologist on Long Island for the treatment of all skin conditions and disorders. The most current treatment options are available for such skin conditions as skin cancer, acne, eczema, and psoriasis. Dr. Kushner's practice covers all aspects of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.  We offer a unique Medical Day Spa environment for men and women of all ages in our Franklin Square and Farmingdale locations."
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Kushner does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Age Spots
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Melasma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Psoriasis
  • Purpura
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart 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.

Education

  • Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kushner has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kushner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kushner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kushner to family and friends
4.6
based on 43 total reviews (28 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kushner'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

I always have a great experience, in and out in no time. Give me advise and reccomendations.
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it was amazing, I felt like my problem with my skin were answered. i didnt feel embarrassed to ask any questions that i had. i really love coming here. the office is clean and the receptionist is very polite and friendly!!!!!
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staff is very professional. Dr K is outstanding. always have confidence in her diagnosis.
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this was my first visit to dr kushner office. From my phone call to the office in the morning to the actual visit I had the most wonderful experience. The front desk staff is amazing they make u feel welcome from the moment you enter the office. The girl who takes your information while you are...more
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I like that treatment i got as soon as i stepped foot into the office as a new patient. I have since been back twice .It so easy going. Thank you for moving to Farmingdale.
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Evening
Dr. Kushner accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kushner has admitting privileges

Franklin Hospital
900 Franklin Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580
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