Shari Lipner, M.D., Ph.D.
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Shari Lipner, M.D., Ph.D.


Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English
Insurance: 32 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments



  • Dermatology, General
  • Cosmetic Dermatology


  • Nail Abnormalities
  • Nail Fungal Infection
  • Nail Bed Carcinoma
  • Nail Bed Melanoma, Upper Extremity
  • Skin Cancer
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Aesthetic Dermatology
  • Laser For Hair Removal
  • Botox and Fillers
  • Juvederm Fillers
  • Restylane
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy


Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Clinical & Academic Positions

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

Education & Training

  • M.D., Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2005
  • B.A., Dartmouth College, 1997


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Personal Statement

My goal during my career in dermatology is to deliver exceptional clinical care to my patients. I treat patients with nail conditions, common dermatologic problems of skin, skin cancers, and cosmetic concerns. My research and publications focus on nail conditions and malignancies. I am proud to be part of the Weill Cornell Department of Dermatology, which embodies excellent clinical care, and is at the forefront of basic and clinical research.


Dr. Lipner is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Assistant Attending Physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She completed her undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Lipner completed her medical training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she received both M.D. and Ph.D degrees and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha.  She completed her residency training in Dermatology at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Lipner is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Women’s Dermatologic Society, and Council for Nail Disorders. She is also the Treasurer of The Dermatologic Society of Greater New York. She is the recipient of multiple honors and awards including the AAD Academic Dermatology Leadership Program Award, Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award, and the Weill Cornell Leadership in Academic Medicine Program Award.
Dr. Lipner is board certified in Dermatology and has a wide range of clinical experience in the diagnosis and management of skin disorders. She is an expert in nail disorders, including fungal diseases, and nail tumors. She is also the Primary Investigator on a clinical trial utilizing novel treatments for nail disorders, and is able to offer alternative treatments to patients who have failed traditional therapies. Dr. Lipner has authored peer-reviewed publications and numerous book chapters in the area of nail diseases.
Dr. Lipner offers aesthetic therapies such as Botox and injectable fillers, including Restylane and Juvederm. She also provides laser therapy for the treatment of rosacea, broken blood vessels, age spots and hair removal in both fair-skinned patients and patients with skin of color.
To schedule an appointment, please call 646-962-DERM (3376).


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
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • * Affinity Access
  • * Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • * Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • * United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans