Laura E. Melnick, M.D.
Pediatric Dermatology
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Laura E. Melnick, M.D.

Pediatric Dermatology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Adolescent Dermatology


  • Pediatric Skin Assessment
  • Warts
  • Rash
  • Hemangioma of Skin
  • Skin Symptom of Internal Disease
  • Skin Peeling/Redness
  • Skin Boils/Cysts
  • Pediatric Acne
  • Pediatric Eczema
  • Skin Exam
  • Skin Exam, Screening For Cancer
  • Screening Exam For Skin Cancer


Dr. Laura Melnick received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her medical school degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Following graduation from medical school, she completed a pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and, subsequently, a dermatology residency at New York University Medical Center. She then went on to pursue additional training and completed a pediatric dermatology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Melnick board certified in dermatology, pediatric dermatology and pediatrics. She specializes in pediatric dermatology and general dermatology and sees both pediatric and adult patients. 



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2013
  • B.S., Cornell University, 2007


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
  • * Amida Care
  • 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)
  • * 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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