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Kimberly D. Morel, MD

Pediatric Dermatology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatrics (Board Certified)
Dermatology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 305-5293
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Dr. Kimberly Morel is an Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center. She joined the staff of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in 2003.

Dr. Morel received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, New York.  She completed her residency training in both Pediatrics and Dermatology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University and was a fellow in Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at the Children's Hospital, San Diego, University of California, San Diego. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Dermatology as well as Pediatric Dermatology.

Dr. Morel directs the Pediatric Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) Interdisciplinary Clinic at Columbia. The EB Clinic, which was initiated by Dr. Morel in June 2007, provides comprehensive outpatient consultation, consisting of various sub-specialists, such as dermatologists, occupational and physical tharapists, nutritionists, and social workers, who have expertise in treating the multiple aspects of EB. She is a also a member of the Vascular Anomalies Clinic (VAC) and the Pediatric Cutaneous Oncology Clinic (PCOC). Dr. Morel performs pulsed dye laser therapy for vascular birthmarks. She is the author of several articles and book chapters regarding skin conditions in pediatric patients.

Dr. Morel is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Hemangioma Investigator Group, the Epidermolysis Bullosa Clinical Research Concortium, and is on the executive committee of the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA). 

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

Education

State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: University of California-San Diego Medical Center

Locations

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-5293

Fax: (212) 342-3124

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ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

51 West 51st Street
Suite 310
New York, NY 10019

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ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

155 White Plains Road
Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY 10591

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Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at CUMC