George Varghese, M.D.
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George Varghese, M.D.


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

Having been part of the Weill Cornell family for the last several years, I understand the commitment of providing compassionate care to my patients.  From our staff to our colleagues in other departments, we will all work together to provide you with the best possible experience and make sure all your concerns are addressed at each visit.

Specialties and Expertise


  • General Dermatology


  • Skin Cancer
  • Acne
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Acne Scarring
  • Laser For Hair Removal
  • Aesthetic Dermatology
  • Skin Lesions
  • Botox and Filler Treatment
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Skin Boils/Cysts
  • Skin Exam
  • Skin Peeling/Redness
  • Skin Manifestation of Aids
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Signs of Internal Disease
  • Cosmetic Botox
  • Cosmetic Chemical Peel
  • Cosmetic Fillers
  • Cosmetic Skin Procedures
  • Cosmetic Micro needling


Dr. George Varghese is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Assistant Attending Physician at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.   His practice includes general (adult and pediatric), surgical and cosmetic dermatology.  He has a particular interest in complex medical dermatology and patients with long standing chronic neurocutaneous issues, particularly chronic itching.  Dr. Varghese offers aesthetic procedures including Laser skin resurfacing, Botox and injectable fillers, such as Restylane and Juvederm. In addition, he has an active interest in laser therapy and will treat patients interested in hair removal, chronic leg veins and resurfacing of the skin from sun damage.      Dr. George Varghese received his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester.  After college, he pursued his MD degree at SUNY Stony Brook Medical School.  He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York and was honored Intern of the Year.  He completed his residency in Dermatology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.   He served as the Chief Resident in his final year and worked as leader and educator for the residency program.    Dr. George Varghese practices Monday through Thursday on the Upper West Side at 2315 Broadway, 2nd Floor.  



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine, 2009
  • B.A., University of Rochester, 2004


Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • * Affinity Access
  • * Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • * Amida 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
  • GHI - CBP
  • * Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • * Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • * United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported