Dr. Karen Hammerman, MD

Dermatologist

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Dermatology Consultation
70-64 Yellowstone Blvd, Forest Hills, NY, 11375
520 Franklin Avenue, Suite 229, Garden City, NY, 11530

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Karen Hammerman is an attentive and thorough dermatologist. She received her medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where she also completed her residency in dermatology. She is Board-certified. Dr. Hammerman provides comprehensive dermatological care, including skin cancer screening, hair removal, hair loss treatment, and eczema and allergic reaction treatments. She also consults patients who have acne problems. Dr. Hammerman has worked with patients with chronic wounds and has conducted research on the topic. She often volunteers her time and helps raise funds for local medical school associations, such as mentoring students interested in dermatology. When not at work, Dr. Hammerman enjoys oil painting, tennis, restaurants, and travel. She is also a member of numerous professional organizations for the dermatology field.

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I’ve been seeing dr.Hammerman for years . She’s amazing ??

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Doc was excellent knew exactly what she was talking about, office very clean, receptionist and everyone there very nice . Highly recommended.

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She really helped as much as she could and treated my skin.

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Very short wait time and they are able to accommodate you very well with all the offices and times they have available; very convenient!!

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I made an appointment for the wrong test/reason and despite the longer process it would take to complete what I actually wanted Dr. Hammerman and her staff accommodated me and fit it in (with very minimal wait time). She was kind, informative and answered any questions I had.

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Amazing bedside manor and very caring

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I appreciate her listening to my concerns and the fact that she gives me options on which route to take.

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Excellent doctor, very helpful

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She was very thorough and professional.

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The office staff was terrible. Prescription mess because they would not return calls.

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The doctor was courteous and efficient. She was attentive to my complaints and concerns, diagnosed my condition after a brief but thorough examination, administered a relatively pain-free injection for my skin condition, and advised a plan for a course of treatment.

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Dr. Hammerman saw me a few minutes after I arrived for my appointment. Very knowledgeable, and a very nice person, to boot.

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It was a pleasure to see an office so efficiently run. The staff was congenial. I was seen on time which is a first for me in a long time. Dr. Hammerman and her staff were so attentive and I felt that my condition was taken seriously and than addressed fully. Everything was explained to me in a concise and respectful manner. I felt at ease, not talked down to or rushed. I would definitely recommend Dr. Hammerman to my friends and relatives.

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She was ok , not very friendly , felt rushed. Had more questions but felt like i was bothering her .

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She is good

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Very clean place nice ppl and no wait Time loved that she talked me through everything she was doing

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I was late...more than 1/2 hour late. Doctor Hammerman still took me in to take a look at me. She is great, and a very nice girl.

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She remains to be one of best physicians I have ever met.

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Loved her personality!!! very thorough and informative.

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Shs was very pleasant and imformative

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Dr. Hammerman and her assistant were very professional and took the time to answer my questions. The wait time wasn't bad at all. Will definitely be returning.

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Dr. Hammerman is an excellent dermatologist. I highly recommend her!

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I arrived a few minutes early and the front desk staff were friendly and welcoming. There was a bit of a wait to see the doctor, but I wasn't in a rush, so it was fine. Things went downhill when I met with the PA, who didn't even bother to look up from her chart to greet me or even to ask questions. Dr. Hammerman came in a few minutes later and she was even more cold and clinical- there was no warmth to her face. As a first time patient, you'd expect to feel a bit welcomed.She did a cursory exam , and sent me on my way. Would never used thisbpractice again. I'll stick to Spring Street Dermatology, even if it's a bit of a trek to lower Manhattan.

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Showed up early, but was seen immediately. Most of the paperwork was done online when I made the appointment, so checking in for first time was a breeze. Very friendly, helpful staff. Doctor was professional, and quick, without making me feel rushed.

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Would highly recommend. Barely waited in the office/room. Staff was helpful. Dr. Hammerman listened to my concerns and treated accordingly.

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It was a great experience. I took my child and she treated her right away. I had taken her to other dermatologists that did not do anything to her and Dr. Hammerman was awesome. :)

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Love the service I was in and out and the doctor took enough time to explain everything she needed too. The only con I have to say is leaving the credit card on file and it being manditory. I've been to oher doctors office and work for one and I always seen that it was optional not mandatory. They should really let patients decided if they want to keep their credit card on file for 90 days.

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Filled out all my paperwork online, so that definitely helped! Apt was for 4:10pm. Waited about 20 minutes. Was seen by an assistant first. Waited in the room for about 5-8 minutes. Met with Dr. Hammerman. She was very helpful with the diagnosis (eczema). Recommend a few medications and tests that can be done. Requested a follow up soon. Was with her for about 5-10 minutes max. Out by 4:50pm. Would recommend! :)

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Dr. Hammerman was professional and very nice throughout the whole appointment. My family and I all see her for our dermatology needs, she is skilled and very knowledgeable in her area of work. I highly recommend her.

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Dr. Hammerman was excellent, very kind and took the time to explain everything to me. I found my permanent dermatologist. Recommend highly

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I absolutely love her been going to her for years , she is amazing when it comes to skin and she understands you and she doesn't push any purchases on you which is a plus in my book . She is caring and understanding and works with you .

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Didn't make me feel comfortable.

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I was very pleased. Dr. Hammerman was very professional and personable. I did not feel rushed. She addressed all my concerns. The office staff was also very professional.

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She was so nice and professional. Made me feel comfortable and I most definitely will keep seeing her for all dermatology matters

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Everyone was,friendly and professional. The receptionist and medical assistant were lovely. Dr. Hammerman was,knowledgeable about what I was,concerned about. Perfect visit.

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Always Pleasant, Cordial & Processional -Knows her stuff!

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Very knowledgeable and attentive to all my questions

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Dr. Hammerman was great. She was very professional and got straight to the point. My issue was resolved at the same appointment. I highly recommend her.

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I was very excited to go to my first dermatologist appointment. When got to facility; I was like wow because was so beautiful. My appointment with Dr. Hammerman was amazing because she take her time to listen to you as patient, she very informative on what you should do and how you should do it. She lets you know that going to take sometime but the process worth it. What love about her she told me about my insurance might not cover one my medication; so she gave me options on how should go about the situation. Schweiger have a pharmacy program that will deliever your medication to your house; I can say they wonderful because of them and Dr. Hammerman got all my medication cover from my insurance. If you want great female Dermologist so she Dr. Hammerman.