Andrew B. Avarbock, M.D., Ph.D.
Dermatology
< Back to Search Results

Andrew B. Avarbock, M.D., Ph.D.

Dermatology

Profile Photo of Andrew B. Avarbock, M.D., Ph.D.
Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • General Dermatology

Expertise

  • Complex Medical Dermatology
  • Infectious Skin Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Acne
  • STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease)

Personal Statement

I believe effective medicine begins with providing a comfortable and friendly environment and explaining medical complexity in understandable terms. I work hard to deliver the best care possible to my patients and am surrounded by staff and colleagues who share the same commitment. I'm excited to be part of a department that not only delivers excellent care but also contributes to the advances in dermatology.

Biography

Dr. Avarbock received his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Biology, where he was both a University and Benjamin Franklin Scholar. He received his medical education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine combined MD/PhD program. His PhD work focused on energy metabolism and characterizing biochemical pathways important for Mycobacterium tuberculosis survival.

 

Dr. Avarbock completed his internship in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, and his dermatology residency at Columbia University/New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He serves as site director for Dermatology Consultations at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. Dr. Avarbock has special research interests in infectious diseases and complex medical dermatology.

Research

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Assistant Attending Dermatologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2008
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2001

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • * Affinity Access
  • * Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • * Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • * Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • * Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • * United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments