Dr. Samuel Book, MD

Mohs Micrographic SurgeryMaleAge 49

Dr. Samuel Book, MD is a Mohs Micrographic Surgery Specialist in New Windsor, NY. Dr. Book has more experience with Mohs Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Book to book an appointment.

Dr. Book

The Center for Skin Surgery

575 Hudson Valley Ave Ste 205 New Windsor, NY 12553
Accepting new patients

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4.2

Based on 15 ratings

5 Stars
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I am so disgusted with Dr book and staff!!!! Vey unprofessional and not informative about pre or post treatment!! I ended up in the ER with abnormal swelling to my face after he treated my cyst on my forehead, which was never told could happen or that it was normal. And to add to the chaos my results were told by a unsympathetic receptionist, not even the doctor himself!!! Do not go to his practice, heed my warning !!
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  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Aug 26, 2021
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Very pleasant informative and reassuring
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Apr 27, 2018
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I have been a patient of Dr. Book for many years. He is compassionate and very excellent in his skills,and practice. I have and will continue to refer patients to Dr. Book.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Apr 26, 2018
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Great office location. Friendly staff and friendly doctor
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jeff – Apr 26, 2018
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Dr. Book is one of a kind with a heart of gold. The Best of the best. Yoshi
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Yoshi W in Brooklyn – Jan 07, 2018
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I can"t believe this doctor has 5 stars! He scarred my face when removing a cyst and was extremely rude. I don"t usually rate any doctor but I thought people should know about this doctor.
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Enfield, CT – Apr 05, 2017
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Dr. Book is a competent, kind, compassionate physician. He strives to make each and everyone of his patients' relax and be informed of his/her diagnosis and procedures. His winning personality makes him one of the best around for sure!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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LFR in orange – Sep 30, 2016
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I have seen Dr. Book for over 5 years for 5 procedures for basal skin cell cancer removal. Two of my surgeries involved 2 tattoos , Dr. book was very respectful of my body art and very patient with his closure of area that required no touch up work. I am very greatful for Dr. Book and his skills for diagnosing and removing the skin cancer, the wait time between the removal and diagnosis is long but one must realize that patience means the medical issue will be removed.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
15 people found this helpful
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J. McTamaney in Plattekill, NY – Feb 22, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

The practice provides high quality standards with a focus on excellence in all aspects of patient care.

Specialties

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Yale University School Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Maimonides Med Center
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Awards

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What are Dr. Samuel Book, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Book frequently treats Mohs Surgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Book specializes.

Where is Dr. Samuel Book, MD's office located?

Dr. Book's office is located at 575 Hudson Valley Ave Ste 205, New Windsor, NY 12553. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Samuel Book, MD speak?

Dr. Book speaks Yiddish, Hebrew, and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Samuel Book, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Book has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Book

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Book treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Book treats other conditions, please contact the office at (845) 220-2200.

Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a procedure that treats some types of skin cancer by removing a precise amount of tissue in order to remove cancer cells while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.Compare with other Mohs Surgery specialists.

Dr. Book is experienced in the area of Mohs Surgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
Mohs Surgery
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
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Dr. Book's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Latex Allergy
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Warts

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(845) 220-2200

Dr. Book accepts the following insurance:

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Locations

The Center for Skin Surgery

The Center for Skin Surgery575 Hudson Valley Ave Ste 205 New Windsor, NY 12553
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: closed
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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