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Maria C. Garzon, MD

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

Biography

Dr. Garzon joined the faculty of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the staff of Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York- Presbyterian in 1995 and founded the Division of Pediatric Dermatology. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Clinical Pediatrics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. Dr. Garzon received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. She completed her pediatric residency at Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and her Dermatology residency at Columbia University. She was a fellow in Pediatric Dermatology at Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.

Dr. Garzon is nationally recognized as a leader in Pediatric Dermatology. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on a wide variety of topics in pediatric dermatology. Her current research interests focus on of vascular birthmarks in children. She is one of the founding members of the Hemangioma Investigator Group. She and has lectured at numerous medical meetings including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics, National Institute of Health and International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies.

Dr. Garzon is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is Board Certified in Pediatric Dermatology.

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

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian

Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Locations

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

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

Phone: (212) 305-5293

Fax: (212) 795-1859

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Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-5293

Fax: (212) 795-1859

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Professor of Dermatology at CUMC