Jalong Gaan, MD, PhD

Dermatology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (646) 962-3376


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.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange), Medicaid]

Affinity [HMO]


Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [MCD]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Fidelis Care



Medicare [Medicare]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Medicare Advantage]


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, HMO]



1985 University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Internship: 1986 Cabrini Medical Center

Residency: 1989 Mount Sinai Medical Center


1305 York Avenue 9th Floor
New York, NY 10021

Phone: (646) 962-3376

Fax: (646) 962-0033

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Associate Professor of Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College