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Dr. Joel Spitz, MD

Dermatology*
4.4 (236)
Map Pin Small New Hyde Park, NY
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Joel Spitz, MD

Dr. Joel Spitz, MD is a Dermatologist in New Hyde Park, NY. They specialize in Dermatology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Dermatology. They graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and is affiliated with Optum Urgent Care - Glen Oaks. Dr. Spitz, completed a residency at Columbia University Presby Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Spitz an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Spitz works at Optum Dermatology - Lake Success in New Hyde Park, NY with other offices in Bethpage, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Birthmark along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Spitz's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Optum Dermatology - Lake Success
    3 Delaware Dr Ste 205LAKE, New Hyde Park, NY 11042 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 517-6346
  2. 2
    Optum Dermatology - Bethpage
    4045 Hempstead Tpke # 2, Bethpage, NY 11714 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 517-6345

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Birthmark
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Athlete's Foot
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nail Infection
Ringworm
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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Callus
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Dyshydrotic Eczema
Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
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Actinic Keratosis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Cellulitis
Contact Dermatitis
Darier Disease
Dry Skin
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Fungal Nail Infection
Hypertrophic Scar
Infantile Eczema
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Jock Itch
Keloid Scar
Lipomas
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Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Psoriasis
Psoriasis Vulgaris
Rash
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Rosacea
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Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Spider Veins
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Acne Surgery
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Wart Freezing
Acanthosis Nigricans
Alopecia
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Boil
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Burn Injuries
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Erythema Multiforme
Excessive Sweating
Folliculitis
Genital Warts
Granuloma of Skin
Hair Loss
Hand and Foot Hyperhidrosis
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hidradenitis
Hives
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Impetigo
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Intertrigo
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lice
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Lichen Planus
Lichen Simplex Chronicus
Lyme Disease
Melanoma
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Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
Pemphigoid
Pemphigus
Pityriasis Alba
Pityriasis Rosea
Plantar Wart
Poison Ivy
Pubic Lice (Crabs)
Purpura
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Seborrhea Capitis
Second-Degree Burns
Shingles
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Skin Discoloration
Skin Ulcer
Sunburn
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Tinea Versicolor
Varicose Eczema
Varicose Veins
Vitiligo
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Warts
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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Penile Lesion
Excision
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Excision of Skin Cancer
Melanoma Screening
Mole Evaluation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Puncture Aspiration
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Connecticare
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Health Net
    • Healthfirst
    • Humana
    • MagnaCare
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.4
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    Based on 236 ratings
    Patient Ratings (236)
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    (162)
    4 Star
    (43)
    3 Star
    (8)
    2 Star
    (6)
    1 Star
    (17)
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    About Dr. Joel Spitz, MD

    Specialties*
    • Dermatology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1699867408
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Columbia University Presby Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Optum Urgent Care - Glen Oaks

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joel Spitz, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Spitz is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Spitz has seen patients for Birthmark, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Spitz on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    236 patients have reviewed Dr. Spitz. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Spitz.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Spitz, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Spitz appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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