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Affiliated Provider
Affiliated providers provide medical care at an NYU Langone location or a private practice, and are not employed by NYU Langone Health.

Darrell S. Rigel, MD

Affiliated Provider
Affiliated providers provide medical care at an NYU Langone location or a private practice, and are not employed by NYU Langone Health.
  • Specialty: Dermatology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-684-5964
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Conditions and Treatments

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatology, 1983
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU School of Medicine, Dermatologic Surgery, 1982
  • Residency, NYU School of Medicine, Dermatology, 1982
  • MD from George Washington University, 1978

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This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • GHI
  • Oxford Freedom
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
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Locations and Appointments

Rigel Dermatology PLLC

35 E 35th St, Rm 208
New York, NY 10016


melanoma, skin cancer, photaging, photoprotection

Research Summary

A. Oncology/Surgery

1. Sunlight/Ultraviolet light and its effects on the skin.

2. Risk, etiologic and prognostic factors in malignant melanoma, squamous-cell carcinoma, basal-cell carcinoma and other cutaneous malignancies.

3. Establishment, management and analysis of computerized data bases as means for above.

4. Application of results from above to improved surgical technique and patient management to improve cure rates in these diseases.

5. Etiologic factors in aging of the skin - medical and surgical therapy.

6. Development of improved techniques for dermatologic surgery (skin cancer removal, hair transplantation, resurfacing.)

B. Computer Applications in Dermatology/Medicine

1. Computer aided recognition of histologic characteristics of lesions. Computer aided spatial and contrast enhancement of morphology.

2. Direct applications to prognosis and improved patient care.

3. Computer aided instruction in dermatology. Application in an out-patient setting.

4. General office management computer applications.

Academic Contact

Academic office

Affliated Dermatology PLLC, 35 E 35th Street

2nd floor, 208

New York City, NY 10016





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