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Dr. Esther Ho-Kung, MD

Dermatology
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47 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Esther Ho-Kung, MD

Dr. Esther Ho-Kung, MD is a Dermatologist in New York, NY. They specialize in Dermatology, has 47 years of experience, and is board certified in Dermatology. They graduated from Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons.

Dr. Ho-Kung works at KUNG, ESTHER MD - HO-KUNG ESTHER MD in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Warts, Melanoma and Impetigo along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ho-Kung's Office Locations

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    Kung, Esther MD - Ho-kung Esther MD
    210 E 47th St Apt 1B, New York, NY 10017 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 688-8247

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Sep 19, 2021
Dr Ho Kung was very pleasant and user friendly. She removed a lesion quickly and painlessly and called a week later with the lab results. No nonsense but friendly.
Janice Handler — Sep 19, 2021
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About Dr. Esther Ho-Kung, MD

Specialties
  • Dermatology
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Years of Experience
  • 47 years of experience
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Languages Spoken
  • English
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NPI Number
  • 1548332877
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Education & Certifications

Medical Education
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical Education
Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
Board Certifications
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Dr. Ho-Kung has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

Dr. Ho-Kung has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

Dr. Ho-Kung works at KUNG, ESTHER MD - HO-KUNG ESTHER MD in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Ho-Kung’s profile.

Dr. Ho-Kung has seen patients for Warts, Melanoma and Impetigo, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ho-Kung on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

7 patients have reviewed Dr. Ho-Kung. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ho-Kung.

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