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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Arbesfeld earned his medical degree from the prestigious Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and completed his undergraduate education at Yeshiva University. His postgraduate training included: An internal medicine internship at Maimonides Medical Center in New York. A dermatology residency and fellowship at the Rutgers Universities Biomedical and Health Sciences, formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Arbesfeld is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pathology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and has served as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology at UMDNJ and supervised the Mohs surgery section. He currently provides comprehensive general and cosmetic dermatology services to patients from the Nassau County, Suffolk County and New York City areas from his Rockville Centre office.
Verified Patient Reviews
Always amazing! Never rushes you. Always answers questions. Everyone is great there
He was very nice and knowledgeable. I felt comfortable with him.
Very easy, very pleasant and very quick! The Doctor knew exactly what the problem was from my symptoms and he dealt with it immediately right then and there. Highly recommend.
Seen right away. Was mindful of any pain I might experience yet made the procedures relatively painless. Out in minutes. Office is clean and comfortable.
The Doctor was informative and thorough. Will be coming back.
Fast, listened ,and professional .
Dr David Arbesfel is an excellent dermatologist , I would definitely recommend him ,very caring an honest My results were very satisfying.. Thank you Dr David job well done ...
Dr. Arbesfeld is truly a great doctor! He explained to me my condition in easy to understand language, not in some medical lingo, like other doctors like to do. The staff was friendly and helpful. The wait was not bad at all. I left feeling very good and optimistic about my prognosis. Would definitely go back!
The doctor made me feel stupid. It seemed like he was in a rush to get me out the door. Would not go back to him.
With respect, this doctor seems as antiseptic as his instruments. The office is convenient, its staff is helpful and the doctor is knowledgeable but if you’re looking for a concerned care giver, perhaps look elsewhere.
Excellent doctor highly recommended
Very intelligent and helpful. The best of all the dermatologists! Don't waste your time going to others!
Everything went well, i highly recommend! Thank you.
Visit was very smooth and out in no time, love Sunday hours.
Best doctor ever...
Unfortunately many Dermatologists are unethical and for a simple case of psoriasis try and get you to take light treatments or they prescribe expensive medicine from companies who pay them off. DR Arbesteld prescribed a simple cream and told me to come back only if I need to. Great doctor and a man of integrity.
He was genuine, straight forward and honest.
Answered all questions and concerns, was straight forward and to the point. Very helpful and professional
Wonderful receptionists and very accommodating doctor.
Amazing! I felt very comfortable asking both the front desk and my doctor questions. They talked me through everything and made sure I understood all procedures. Did I mention the lady in the front desk was super nice? Amazing service!
I was right on time for my appointment and didn't have to wait at all. The receptionist is very pleasant and the doctor was helpful and took his time to speak with me.
Great doctor. Very thorough. Listens to and addresses all concerns.
He is so professional, calm, knowledgeable. He makes you comfortable and explains everything plus you never feel rushed. All staff members are so friendly too!
Went very well
Dr. Arbesfeld is an excellent dermatologist. He has great bedside manner, tremendously competent, as well as proactive. I live in Miami, FL, and I traveled to NY to receive his services. I am truly grateful to have the opportunity to receive his services. Thank you again Dr.Arbesfeld, I appreciate all that you do. Sincerely, Anthony L.
Great experience. Very nice staff and Dr. Arbesfeld is very good at finding a cure to your issue. Highly recommend!
Love the doctor !!!! Sooo friendly and sweet .....he was very understanding ....
I didn't wait long once I got into the doctors office. Dr. Arbesfeld was very straight forward and acted quickly and made sure all my concerns were addressed. Very honest and gave me a lot of good information. Thank you!
My experience was great the receptionsit is a sweetheart one of the most kind and proffessional receptionist i have come across in a long time. The doctor was great, friendly to the point and took the time to answer all my questions. I will be going back :)
This was my first visit to this office on a referral from a friend who said this doctor was an excellent physician . The office was very clean and the staff helped me right away and was extremely friendly. The care I received from Dr. Arbesfeld was outstanding and he made me feel right at home. I will be sure to be returning to this office and I would recommend him to all of my family and friends !
Cheerful doctor. Actually was smiling during the visit, and made jokes. Put me at ease right away. Seems to know his stuff . I will definitely come back.
Saw Dr Arbesfeld today for the first time. Greeted by cheerful staff. Nice clean reception area and exam room. Doctor did not keep me waiting. Examined by the doctor, not some nurse or PA. I was given a sample to try before having to pay for my script. I will definitely come back.
Excellent doctor and staff. Seems very knowledgeable. Explained to me why my previous medications were not working. Sent scripts to a specialty pharmacy to save me some money. I highly recommend Dr Arbesfeld.
While the staff at the reception desk was helpful, polite, and had me smiling from the second I walked in, my experience was highly disappointing. Dr. Arbesfeld didn't shake my hand, introduce himself, or even confirm my name upon entering the room. I informed him of the reason for my appointment, to which he replied, "Well I'm not really sure what to do because the back is a large area". I then showed him a list of medications that worked for me in the past and he immediately began to criticise them. The impression I got from him was that he either didn't know what the medications were or never thought to use them. How long has Dr. Arbesfeld been practicing? I don't know. But my last doctor had ALL sorts of ideas and solutions for the issues I face with my skin and never once made me feel like the problem was unsolvable. The examination itself was cold and off-putting. I have NEVER been made to feel so uncomfortable by a doctor. He jerked my face around with his hands rather than ask me to move it, he pulled the neck of my shirt down so hard that he stretched it, and didn't even wear gloves at any point. Needless to say, I was itching to get out of there. He gave me some samples of washes that I know aren't going to work because my problem doesn't stem from on top of the skin but underneath. He made it clear he didn't really have any idea about how to help me with my skin issue and didn't even bother exploring possible prescriptions. I will not be returning.
I went to see Dr. Arbesfeld for the first time recently to remove a mole from my nose. My appointment was on a Sunday, so there was nobody in the waiting room. Great for me! He explained the procedure, and with a few minutes after that my mole was removed. He's very professional and takes the time to explain in plain English. He will be my dermatologist from now on.
good guy ,good staff , makes you get all your options
Very professional and efficient in solving problems with patient.
Hes straight to the point and detailed which i appreciated. The woman at front desk was also a sweetheart.
Office was clean, assistance was polite & efficient and the doctor knew his information
Doctor is super nice and does a great job.
I found the doctor and his staff to be very professional and comforting.
Dr. Arbesfeld seemed very knowledgeable and was very professional. The wait time was minimal and the office staff was very pleasant. Great experience!
He walked into the room with a smile and cheerfully greeted us. He has to be the nicest but most professional doctor I have ever met....no rush, explained everything in laymens's terms....I think if I write any more praises, people will think this is an act.....I will close saying I highly recommend Dr. Arbesfeld??? Ann W.
Great-thorough appt. In and out very quickly. I felt comfortable being there. Would def. go back again. Very nice front desk staff.
The staff is so sweet and friendly. Dr Arbesfeld is very professional and informative. He never rushed you always answers questions and is a perfectionist. I've referred him to numerous friends of mine.
He was professional and did not rush. He answered all my questions.
As always Dr. Arbesfeld is a consummate professional...
Dr. Arbesfeld actively listen to all your concerns and is very reassuring in his treatment plan. He answers any and all questions that you may have and has excellent bedside manner. He is a very personable person that gives the best care.
Dr Arbesfeld is very knowledgeable and professional. He has an excellent bedside manner.
Dr Arbesfeld is very knowledgable, explains things thoroughly and makes you feel comfortable.
Overall, my experience was great . Dr. David Arbesfeld seemed honest and up front. Everyone was courteous.
Dr. Arbesfeld has an excellent demeanor when seeing his patients. He actively listens to every concern and allows the patient to give as much input as possible. His clinical expertise is phenomenal and has helped me very much!
I love how professional the staff was and also the Dr. Arbesfeld. He was straight to the point and I felt very comfortable.
The staff is always friendly ! Never have to wait long and dr Arbesfeld is always patient and helpful!
Virtually NO wait time! I was the only in the office when I came in for my appointment time at 3:30. Could just be luck but I was in and out in less then 40mins! Dr. Arbesfeld was very pleasant and listened to my concerns. Thank you Dr. Arbesfeld.
Doctor Arbesfeld was great. He was very thorough and took plenty of time with me. Sunday hours made things very convenient and he saw me right away.
I wish every doctor's visit was as good as this one! It couldn't have gone any better. Highly recommended.
Great doctor- very knowledgeable and took his time answering my many questions during both visits.