Mathew C. Varghese, M.B., B.S.
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Mathew C. Varghese, M.B., B.S.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English, Malayalam


Personal Statement

I have been a part of Weill Cornell Dermatology for more than 25 years. During my time here, I have developed long-lasting relationships with my patients. Here at Weill Cornell, our patients are at ease because our wonderful staff places the patients' needs as their first priority. I am confident that I and my fellow colleagues at Weill Cornell will continue to provide outstanding care to help alleviate our patients' concerns.

Specialties and Expertise


  • General Dermatology
  • Adult Dermatology


  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Manifestation of Aids
  • Acne
  • Psoriasis
  • Warts
  • Vitiligo
  • Laser Surgery For Vascular Lesions
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Botox and Filler Treatment
  • Aesthetic Dermatology


Recognized as a leader in general dermatology, and Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Dr. Matthew Varghese has exceptional expertise in all aspects of dermatology. From acne, psoriasis and eczema, to skin cancer and cosmetic procedures, Dr. Varghese has developed a diverse practice with loyal following.  Particular interests include HIV and skin-related diseases of the immune system as well as various laser procedures.  He also has expertise in pediatric dermatology.

Dr. Varghese received both his undergraduate degree and his MD from Kerala University in Kerala, India. Aside from English, he also speaks Malayalam.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.B.,B.S., Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala University (India), 1973


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
  • * 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
  • * 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 - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Healthcare
  • * United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments