Dr. Rachel Kushner, MD

Dr. Rachel Kushner, MD

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Dr. Rachel Kushner, MD is a dermatologist in Farmingdale, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. She specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.Read her story

Rachel Kushner Dermatology

435 Main St

Farmingdale, NY 11735
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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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."

8  Specialties

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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kushner does not have any board certifications listed.

45  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Removal
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Toenail Fungus Laser Treatment
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection

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

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kushner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kushner

4.5

Based on 74 reviews

5 Stars
86.48648648648648%
(64)
4 Stars
1.3513513513513513%
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3 Stars
1.3513513513513513%
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2 Stars
1.3513513513513513%
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1 Star
9.45945945945946%
(7)

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the dr was so nice answered all my questions did not rush through visit
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Anonymous – Aug 29, 2018
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I made a followup appointment to see Dr. Kushner. Left work early, waited 50 minutes, then called into the exam room. I asked, I am seeing Dr. Kushner, correct? The reply was, "Dr. Kushner is not here today, you will be seeing the P.A., she's just as good as Dr. Kushner and does the same job!" ...Read More
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NY – Aug 02, 2018
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Definitely would not recommend. The wait was about an hour and 15 minutes and I received no help for an urgent/same day appointment for a condition I am told should be handled at a dermatologist's office.
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Lee in NY – Aug 02, 2018
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Wait time was an hour and a half. Time spent with the doctor was less than 5 minutes. They required payment in advance even before seeing the doctor. The waiting room was inadequate, there were no cups in the water cooler and no toilet paper in the bathroom. The receptionist didn't seem to care one...Read More
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Jul 17, 2018
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Wonderful!
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Jun 22, 2018
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