Maria C. Garzon, MD

Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatology, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Cancer Care, Skin Cancer, Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema, Wound Care, Laser Surgery, Port Wine Stain, Hemangioma, Birthmark, Biopsies, Hair, Nails, and Skin Conditions, Mole and Wart Removal, Vascular Birthmark

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Dermatology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Division of Pediatric Dermatology
  • Director, Vascular Anomalies Clinic
  • Director, Pediatric Dermatology Consultation Service
  • Director, Medical Student Course in Dermatology

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.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-5293

Location(s)

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
Primary
CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

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

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

  • POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

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

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital - Chicago
  • Fellowship: Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian

Board Certifications

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

Research

Research Interests

  • Hemangioma
  • Vascular Malformations

Grants

A-FIVE STUDY ALOPECIA AREATA ATOPIC DERMATITIS AND AUTOIMMUNE ASSOCIATIONS (Private)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

SEVERITY SCALE AND QUALITY OF LIFE INSTRUMENT FOR INFANTILE HEMANGIOMAS (Federal Gov)

Sep 29 2009 - Aug 31 2011

INVESTIGATING HUMAN P63 TARGETS AND FUNCTION USING GENETIC A SSAYS IN YEAST (Private)

Jul 1 2008 - Jun 30 2009