Jalong Gaan, M.D., Ph.D.
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Jalong Gaan, M.D., Ph.D.


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English, Chinese (Mandarin)


Specialties and Expertise


  • Dermatology, General
  • Cosmetic Dermatology


  • Skin Cancer
  • Eczema
  • Acne
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cyst
  • Warts
  • Condyloma
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Aesthetic Dermatology


Dr. Gaan received his Ph.D. in biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, and finished his post-doctoral fellowship at the Delta Research Center of Tulane University. He completed his medical education at the Medical University of South Carolina while serving as a research assistant professor in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Gaan was a recipient of a NIH Grant and a Muscular Dystrophy Grant to study the biosynthesis and degradation of glycosphingolipids. Prior to joining the Weill Cornell Department of Dermatology he had a private practice, and served as a voluntary attending physician at Mt. Sinai Medical Center.

To schedule an appointment, please call 646-962-DERM (3376).


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

NIH Grant NS16120-01,02,03               1980-1983


South Carolina Biomedical Research Grant, 22320 A10      1980


Board Certifications

  • 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., University of South Carolina Medical School, 1985
  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1975


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 - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • * Affinity Access
  • * Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • * Amida Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • * Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • * United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments