Dr. Vishal Patel, MD

Dr. Vishal Patel, MD

Dermatologic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Vishal Patel, MD is a dermatologic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University Of California Los Angeles School of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in dermatologic surgery.Read his story

161 Fort Washington Ave # Hip

New York, NY 10032

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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Keloid Scar
very high
more than 96% of peers
Basal Cell Carcinoma
more than 78% of peers
Skin Cancer
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "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."
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1  Specialties

  • Dermatologic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

32  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

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0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

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Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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