Gender: Female
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Dermatology - Downtown
156 William Street , 11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
(646) 962-3376 (DERM)
Dermatology - Weill Greenberg Center
1305 York Avenue , 9th Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-0033
(646) 962-3376 (DERM)

Specialties & Expertise


  • General Dermatology


  • Acne
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Laser Surgery
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Autoimmune Blistering Disease
  • Complex Medical Dermatology

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 - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire 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 - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Clinique Clinical Scholar in Dermatology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2008
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1995


Dr. Marie Leger focuses her practice on general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She treats a broad range of medical and cosmetic conditions, with a particular interest in acne, rosacea, skin cancer screening, laser surgery, tattoo related issues, psoriasis, eczema, and autoimmune blistering diseases. Her research interests include technology and health, telemedicine, international dermatology, and tattoo reactions and removal. She contributes regularly to medical journals, including JAMA dermatology, and consults with organizations such as the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the FDA about tattoo health and access to isotretinoin for acne treatment. She is a former host of Doctor Radio on Sirius XM.

Dr. Leger completed her dermatology residency at New York University, where she served as chief resident and worked as an attending physician. She attended medical school at the University of Illinois, where she also received a PhD in the Institute of Communications Research. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Leger is from the San Francisco Bay Area, and has spent time working and traveling in Mexico City, Central America, and Africa.