Kimberly D. Morel, MD

Board Certifications: 
Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

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).

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa
  • Genetic Skin Disease
  • Hair, Nails, and Skin Conditions
  • Hair Disorder
  • Hemangioma
  • Laser Surgery
  • Mole
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Pediatric Warts
  • Psoriasis
  • Vascular Birthmark
  • Warts

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Epidermolysis Bullosa Interdisciplinary Clinic

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

155 White Plains Road
Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY 10591
51 West 51st Street
Suite 310
New York, NY 10019
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • 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

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Pediatrics
America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Research

Research Interests

  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa
  • Hemangiomas
  • Pediatric CTCL