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Dermatology Consultation
130 East 18th St, Suite 1U, New York, NY, 10003

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Dr. Leah Ansell is a board-certified dermatologist and assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Medical Center. She is committed to providing her patients with personalized and comprehensive dermatologic care. She provides a variety of cosmetic and medical procedures and services including neurotoxins, injectable fillers, laser treatments, chemical peels as well as treatments for acne, psoriasis, eczema, hyperhidrosis, mole checks and skin cancer screening. Dr. Ansell grew up in Chicago and graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College. She earned her medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honors society for top graduating medical students. She was also awarded the Phi Rho Sigma Prize for highest overall standing and best performance in medical school. Dr. Ansell completed her Internship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, followed by Dermatology Residency at Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Ansell has publications in scientific journals and book chapters and has presented at national meetings. She plays an active role in the education of residents in the Department of Dermatology at Columbia University. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society.

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Beautiful office, friendly and professional. Taught me about signs for skin cancer. Perfect visit.

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Super Cool. Great office, awesome location. Nice Staff!

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This was my first visit with Dr. Ansell and I must say that I was more than pleasantly surprised. Dr. Ansell is very personal and I felt at ease speaking to her about my concerns. She put me at ease right away by identifying the issue and recommending treatment. The staff was great, professional and courteous. I will definitely recommend Dr. Ansell to friends/family and visit her moving forward. Great experience.

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Very professional and very friendly. Everything was very smooth and fast.

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I went to Dr. Ansell for an annual skin screening. I’ve only ever done this with one other Dermatologist before (who no longer takes my insurance) but the process was drastically different. My previous dermatologist’s examination was super thorough. She literally looked at every inch of my skin with a lighted magnified glass- prudently so as she had found and removed a mole that tested abnormal. Dr. Ansell on the other hand quickly reviewed everything - almost without even really removing my gown. She didn’t even really look at my scalp which I found weird as I know that can be a popular place for skin cancer. I have no idea which experience is more normal but I definitely felt more assured with my first dermatologist. Dr. Ansell was very nice and smiley but I’m not going to go back or recommend her because if I had a problem, I’m not sure she would’ve caught it.

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She was great! Excellent bed side manner, professional, really made me feel at ease and in the loop about what was going on. Really great experience.

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Made me feel super comfortable, and would recommend!

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Very clean office, extremely friendly staff and doctor, Dr. Ansell was able to answer all my questions

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My appointment with Dr. Ansell was excellent! She was very friendly and respectful, got straight to the point, took into consideration all of my feedback, and provided me with multiple solutions to my problems. The office itself was lovely and had a very pleasant yet professional feel to it. Wait time was zero. I couldn't recommend her more!

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Dr. Ansell was extremely professional, friendly, and kind. She performed my skin screening very quickly and with a smile, and made sure to ask if I had any questions when we were finished. Cute, stylish little office too!

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She’s awesome! Spent time explaining everything and answered all my questions.

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Office is beautiful. I was seen right on time and she and her staff were great! Highly recommend.

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Very pleasant to meet and very knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable during my consultation.

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So quick, helpful, easy, and kind. Dr. Ansell is great!

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Overall Dr.Ansell was great! I look forward to continuing seeing her.

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So nice and helpful!

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Dr. Ansell was fantastic! She took her time with me and I was able to get a lot out of the appointment. I will 100% go back.

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She’s awesome. Knowledgeable kind and compassionate.

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Dr. Leah Ansell was incredibly friendly and made my visit pleasant and easy. She was detailed in explaining what she was checking for and made sure I understood what she was saying. My only complaint about the visit is the receptionist who checked me in. Her tone was rude and unprofessional. Instead of explaining the office policies, she acted as if my questions and concerns were a waste of her time. I highly recommend Dr. Ansell, but beware of the receptionist with the collagen injected lips.

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Dr. Ansell was super friendly, efficient, and answered my questions. The office staff is also very nice, and the wait was short.

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I highly recommend doctor Ansell. She greeted me with a smile and a handshake. She was very approachable and, at the same time, professional. She addressed all my concerns and gave great advice. I will definitely be coming back. Also, her office staff was very friendly and the office itself very cozy. It was a very pleasant experience.

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Dr. Ansell had me in an out within 10 minutes. Very professional and courteous. Highly recommend. The front desk already had my insurance info pre-loaded so the check in process was smooth.

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She was very kind and informative.

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Dr. Ansell is the best doctor I have ever been to! She is so kind and informative and great at putting your mind at ease in what sometimes is a stressful situation. I recommend Dr. Ansell with no questions asked!

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Dr. Ansell was great! She explained her thought process and why she wasn't worried about a particular mole. I learned some new things about melanoma and what to watch out for.

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Dr. Ansell was amazing and super informative (especially cause I'm a bit scared of pain!) She walked through everything she was doing and answered all my worries. Her staff were all very nice and the space was super clean and modern.

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Amazing. Lovely. Personable.

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I highly recommend Dr. Ansell. She was kind, professional, informative and provided the highest quality of care a patient could receive. All around the best!

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I came because of a suspicious mole. I appreciated that Dr. Ansell walked me through the entire skin check, informing me of everything she saw. This was a welcome change from doctors who tend to only provide you the minimum information you need to know. She was very friendly and professional, as well as reassuring. Highly recommended!

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Dr. Ansell was friendly, helpful, and answered all of my questions. I didn't wait long and the exam was very efficient, but thorough. I would highly recommend seeing her at GlamDerm!

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Dr. Ansell was great! Super professional and very personable. Would absolutely book again for any of my dermatological needs. However, I am having a ton trouble getting my prescription sent to my preferred pharmacy. I've called about a half-dozen times to get this adjusted, but each time I've called, I've been pushed to utilize a delivery service instead. Which is a bit inconvenient for me. After insisting that I am happy picking it up, I've been told that they will make the update by end of day; but it doesn't seem like they are doing so. When I do call again to check on the status the next day, I get pushed again to utilize the delivery service. This process has been repeated a couple times over the last few days, unfortunately.

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so kind and listened to all of questions/concerns!

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Pretty office, friendly and knowledgeable staff!

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Overall great, although they did forget about me in the room after we were done : /

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I arrived 15 min early for my appointment and was assisted almost immediately. Dr. Ansell is so professional and pleasant. She made sure I was comfortable and answered all of my questions. She was able to diagnose me immediately. I definitely won't be going to another dermatologist!

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Fantastic experience! Leah was great and very kind. Explained everything she was doing and was very easy to talk to.

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Such a short appointment felt a bit rushed. But very professional and nice

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Leah is amazing, professional, and very personable. I have already recommended Leah to two of my friends.

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She was excellent! Very helpful and friendly.

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Dr. Ansell was great and the appointment was quick and easy

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