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Darrell S. Rigel, MD

  • Specialty: Dermatology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-684-5964
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About Me

Conditions and Treatments

melanoma, skin cancer, aging skin

Credentials

Positions
  • Clinical Professor, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
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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Locations and Appointments

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  • GHI
    • American Plan Administrators
    • GHI CBP (City of New York Employees)
    • GHI Emblem Health EPO
    • GHI Emblem Health PPO
    • GHI HMO Medicare
    • GHI Medicare PPO
    • IUOE Local 14-14B
    • Wlny-TV Inc.
  • Oxford
    • Oxford Health Plans Freedom
  • United Healthcare
    • United Healthcare Choice (AMEX employees)
    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • Oxford Health Plans Medicare Advantage
    • UMR
    • UMR WTC Health Program
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Choice (CBS employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice NSLIJ
    • United Healthcare EPO
    • United Healthcare EPO (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Indemnity (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare JP Morgan
    • United Healthcare Medicare
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare POS
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • United Healthcare Plus (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Student Resources
Rigel Dermatology PLLC

35 East 35th Street, Room 208
New York, NY 10016

Research My Research

Interests

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

Phone

212-684-4542

Fax

212-689-5748

Research Interests Timeline

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Publications

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