Dr. Javier Zelaya, MD

Dermatologist

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254 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY, 11215
136 West 17th, New York, NY, 10011

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Dr Javier Zelaya and Verna Broughton, RPA-C are expertly skilled in treating a full range of medical and cosmetic skin conditions in all skin types. All dermatological cancer surgery, laser and cosmetic procedures are performed with attention to detail, in a comfortable office setting.

Javier Zelaya, MD, is an Internist and Board Certified Dermatologist. After graduating from Williams College, and NYU School of Medicine, he completed dual residencies in Internal Medicine and Dermatology at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

He is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Dermatology and Fellow of the American Society for Dermalogic Surgery. Following residency he completed a cosmetic apprenticeship with Dr George Farber, in New Orleans.

Offices are located in Park Slope, Bklyn & Chelsea, NYC, and convenient to mass transit.We offer weekend & evening hours

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Dr. Zelaya was great. Easy going, but professional. He even gave me a full review, even though I wasn't scheduled for one. Recommended!

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Dr Zelaya is kind, informative and fast. Great experience.

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Was a little too speedy..

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Awesome Doc. Really friendly, down to Earth and knows his stuff. A true professionals with an even more professional staff.

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I accidentally made my appointment for the NYC office and when I realized this and called they quickly rescheduled me for the Brooklyn office without a problem. The PA (Kate) was on call since Dr. Zelaya was in his NYC office. She was awesome. Professional with great "bedside" manner.

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Dr. zelaya is a professional. Great staff in office

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Dr. Zelaya is excellent, thorough and friendly. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to other patients.

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Dr. Zelaya has a sunny disposition. His office is clean and orderly. I arrived about 20mins early for my appointment and was seen within 30 minutes. He took his time with me, but towards the end when he was telling me what my next steps would be, it all felt very rushed. I had questions that were both medical and administrative in nature. He was speaking to me as though I knew how everything was going to go or as though figuring it out wouldn't be a big deal. I worry at times and what I needed most towards the end of the appointment was for the doctor to make sure all of my questions were answered adequately before leaving the office. I don't think this is an unreasonable desire.

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I love him his great! but i don't think is far that i have to wait for him forever, then he only takes 10-20 mins he's always in a rush!!!!!!!!!!! other then that he is great

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Beware, ZocDoc patients! This office is overburdened. The long wait times (over an hour each visit) are bad, but I was willing to overlook them for excellent treatment. It's only after the office refused to answer my multiple calls regarding concerns with my treatment regimen that I sought out another dermatologist. I'm now finally being treated appropriately, but have been suffering from perioral dermatitis for over two months now, and have been using steroids prescribed by this office which actually intensify the dermatitis! Your skin is too valuable to be treated casually- book elsewhere.

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Have been going to Dr. Zalaya for over ten years. Have only experienced excellent care and professionalism.

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Great guy - good treatment.

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An excellent, caring physician.

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Efficient and empathetic Doctor.

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He was great! The whole appointment was very fast and thorough.

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Excellent visit , I was treated professionally , promptly , courteously , and with careful Considerations to my concerns

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Dr. Zelaya was great. Very friendly and personable! Only thing was my appointment was at 12 but wasnt seen until 12:25 and I dont think the receptionist was having a happy day. Id say Dr. Zelayas beside manner made up for this though!

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Comfortable very knowledgeable and quick without rushing. Was right to the point and offers tips, and answered questions.

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Awesome and friendly. takes his time to listen and address your concerns :-)

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I am always well taken care of by all members of the office

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Excellent ! He is confident in his treatment of skin issues and well knowledgeable of the field.

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Dr Zelaya was friendly, honest and a person I could connect with. Much recommended.

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As always my visit at dr. Zelaya's office was quick and proffesional. His staff is courteous and efficient and dr. himself has a great bedside manner. I've been dealing with number of skin issues for years and been seeing the best doctors in Tribeca, but it wasn't until visiting Dr. Zelaya's office when I saw any resluts of a treatment.

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Terrific experience after a not so good one with a different doctors office. I got in very quickly, he was knowledgeable and helped me through a painful procedure amazingly after knowing each other for only 30 minutes.

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He was very personable and acknowledged my concerns. Very encouraging to speak to.

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My appointments were always handled very well and mostly on time.

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He was very attentive and caring.

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Dr. Zelaya always knows exactly what to prescribe and is very patient while I am asking questions and voicing my concerns.

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I have been seeing Dr. Zelaya for years and as always he is right on point! Very professional, sensitive to my needs and asks questions about my issue.

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Have to say...first visit, and was in and out within 20 minutes....including a quick procedure. Amazing, professsional staff...Dr. Zelaya was informative, and more or less incredible and he can count on me as a returning patient for years to come based on this first visit.

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Dr. Zelaya is always very professional and very kind and cheery! The office is also very clean and organized, just as any doctor's office should be. He's a great doctor and no complaints here. :)

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Loved it

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Excellent

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Dr. Zalaya is wonderful and he's compassionate and thorough. I highly recommend him.

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Dr. Zelaya's ratings on Yelp are nothing like my experience whatsoever. He is incredibly professional and listened to all my concerns. He's a great dermatologist and I intend on seeing him again.

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Excellent doctor, knowledgable and I was seen right away. Front office staff were a bit standoffish but no real complaints. Will be back for my next dermatologist appointment.

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Incredibly friendly, very quick and efficient.

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My visit was fast, efficient and friendly. Highly recommend!!!

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Excellent Dermatologist. Short waits, excellent professional bedside manner, felt very comfortable and tended to. 3 appointments in and still going. Highly recommended.