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Qualifications and Experience
With over 27 years of clinical dermatology experience Dr. Garofalo strives to provide the utmost comprehensive and quality care, with compassion and clinical expertise to all of his patients.
Board certified in Internal Medicine and in Dermatology, Dr. Garofalo focuses on medical dermatology. Dr. Garofalo attended medical school at Cornell University Medical College in New York.He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset. He began his residency in Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital in Michigan and completed his residency in Dermatology at New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center New York, New York. His fellowship in Allergy, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology was completed at Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, New York. Presently Dr. Garofalo serves as the Director of Dermatology at St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, New York. Dr. Garofalo is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology since 1985 and a fellow of the Long Island Dermatology Society. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Garofalo enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, camping, fishing.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Garofalo, (*with an able assist by his top-notch support staff), is truly a 'physician's physician', combining exceptional qualifications / skillsets, with a level of empathy and patient-centric demeanor, that truly makes him a standout in his field.
Tremendous. Felt very comfortable and confident.
Excellent diagnostician. Pleasant. Made me feel comfortable. Very professional
Dr Garofalo was patient, knowledgeable, and thorough. He also took the time to get to know me as a new patient to help with the diagnosis.
Dr. Garafalo remains a great dermatologist! I see him for medical reasons and not cosmetic. He is very knowledgeable and efficient.
My mom saw Dr. Garafalo and absolutely adored him. Dr. garafalo knew exactly what the rash was and the drs. Visit made her whole day!
Dr GAROFALO is a very caring professional. He put me at ease right from the beginning of the appointment. He explained everything he was going to do before doing it. Dr. GAROFALO never rushed me and answered all of my questions. There are not too many doctors whose knowledge and professionalism could match his.
Dr. Garofalo is a one of a kind professional. I have seen multiple dermatologists about my skin condition but only Dr. Garofalo had a treatment that actually worked. You can tell that he has a ton of experience in this field and he truly cares about making the patient better. I would recommend him to anyone who feels hopeless and exhausted from their skin condition.
He is wonderful, puts you at ease, explains everything he is doing as he goes along, is very thorough and solicitous, has a great sense of humor. He's the best!!
dr garofolo is one of my favorite doctors!
My visits with Dr. Garafalo have always been great. He is one of the most professional, caring physicians I have ever met. My husband and I have been using him for many years! He is exceptional.
Wooooow ! Finally Dr who cares and knows. Dr Garofalo explained carefully what skin problems do I have, how to treat them ,what results can I expect and what I can not. Nurses are very polite and knowledgeable. Everything took just enough required time, not careless fast, not necessarily slow. Is it accidental or this is the way they work? After this first visit I'm very satisfied.
Dr. Garofalo is very thorough - and explains the situation vey clearly. His aide, Robin, is also very pleasant and helpful. I appreciate their help.
AL ALWAYS- highly skilled, extremely !! patient centered, an elite among doctors who CARE and HAVE or MAKE TIME, and SHOW CARING and PERSONAL INTEREST. He is truly EXTRAORDINARY.
Dr. Garafalo has practiced dermatology in the Manhasset / Great Neck/ Roslyn area for over 30 years and is considered the premier dermatologist in the North Shore area
the man is the best!! incredibly thorough and empathic
Dr. Garafalo is very professional & attentive. He is thorough & took the time to explain any questions that I had. His staff was efficient and welcoming. I will be returning to see Dr. Garafalo & would recommend him to my family & friends.
EVERYONE on staff is personable, knowledgeable and happy to help.
He really cares about his patient. A really nice honest man
Dr. Garofalo is outstanding, and I have seen plenty of dermatologists for comparison. He is very knowledgeable, caring, and thorough. Highly recommended.
Dr. Garofalo and his staff are awesome! :-)
Dr. Garofalo is an outstanding dermatologist. I have been his patient for many years and find him to be extremely caring and thorough.
Dr Garofalo is very professional and knowledgeable. I've been using him for many years and it is always a pleasure to see him!
It is always great to see Dr. Garofalo and Robin. They work well together and the patient always receives such excellent care. This Is one doctor's appointment I don't fret about. The staff this morning was helpful and very professional. Eileen L.
Dr Garofalo is a wonderful,caring and professioal doctor who really cares about his patients. Can't say enough about him.
Dr. Garofalo is a very good doctor who is thorough with his examinations. I received a full body check for moles and he spent a great deal of time make sure he looked over every inch of my body carefully. Upon finishing the exam, I had plenty of questions to ask him from things like acne to moles. He answered all of them and made sure I understood the best way to take care of my skin. Highly recommend