Dr. Vishal Patel, MD

Dermatologic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
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Dr. Vishal Patel, MD
Vishal Anil Patel, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at CUMC, joined the Department to expand the clinical and educational activities in the area of dermatologic surgery including Mohs micrographic surgery. Dr. Patel will rejuvenate our efforts to provide comprehensive care to high risk skin cancer patients such as solid organ transplant recipients, patients with leukemia and lymphoma, and those living with HIV. Additionally, he has a special interst in Global Health and has initiated a Global Health Dermatology Program to provide dermatologic care to patients in parts of Africa and South America. Dr. Patel received his medical degree from University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine. He completed his Dermatology residency training at Columbia University Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident and subsequently completed a fellowship also at Columbia University Medical Center in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology. Dr. Patel is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Ave # Hip

New York, NY 10032

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Dr. Vishal Patel, MD

Dr. Vishal Patel, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Patel's Experience

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

  • Dermatologic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
29

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Impetigo
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Ulcer
  • Warts
6

Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

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

  • University Of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Newyork-Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

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Dr. Patel'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
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Patel accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • 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
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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