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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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On time, friendly, personal and most importantly, humanly-knowledgeable.

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Great doctor, very professional and pleasant. Would definitely return

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Great staff, very patient and kind, provided helpful guidance on how to better take care of my skin.

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Dr. Ansell was fantastic! Her and her staff were very nice, but also very professional. A lot of dermatologists nowadays are disinterested in their patients. Dr. Ansell and her staff are the exception!

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She's the BEST! Best dermatologist I have ever seen, gave me the best recommendations for skincare. I have been to so many dermatologists in the past who only wasted my time giving me different bad products for acne/uneven skin while Dr. Ansell's prescriptions work so well. I've seen so many results on my face because of her. The office is also great. There is barely any wait time to see the doctor!

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Great experience easy and informative

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She's super friendly, helpful, and to the point. What a pleasant visit! :)

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Dr. Ansell was so kind! She made me feel so comfortable! She was also very informative.

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I have already recommended Dr Ansell to all friends! Great experience!!

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great doctor! Will come again

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Awesome doctor and one of the nicest people I have met. Great bedside manner. Will definitely continue to see her.

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This doctor is board certified and highly credentialed which is insanely hard to do in the dermatology field. I was lucky enough to go into my first appointment armed with lots of details and knowledge regarding my needs. Despite my situation, I quickly learned that she's highly perceptive and can whirl in and out of a room with the key info she needs to make an assessment.

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Really nice, but very quick visit!

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Doctor spend with me exactly 10 minutes. She came in, prescribed some medicine and that's it. I was surprised she didn't even ask my blood work, nothing. The diagnose she put was based on what I supposed it was. She didn't even try to analyze my problem. I felt that she is in a hurry and didn't want to spend time with me. I was really confused after that visit. moreover, it took them 3 days to send my prescription to the pharmacy. I had to call them 2 times until they did it.

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Dr. Ansell was very professional and extremely helpful. She did a full body screening and recommended treatment for everyday care and prevention. She followed up the appointment with a personal phone call to suggest some additional tests to be done. Her care and attention to my specific needs and case were incredibly appreciated. I definitely recommend her!

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Dr. Ansell was great! Her beside manner was excellent. She answered my questions and discussed my procedure in detail. The whole check in process was smooth and the support staff was nice and pleasant.

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She is fantastic!

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Lovely doctor. Thorough and wonderful bedside manner.

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Clean office. Nice doctor and nurse

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Wait time was about 10 minutes, which is amazing. But Dr. Ansell only spoke with me for about the same amount of time. I was hoping that I would get a more tailored appointment and discuss my issues in depth. She quickly explained the acne meds she was going to prescribe and I am just hoping for the best now that they work. As someone who's gone to quite a few derms for acne, they all seem to not talk in-depth about the issue, which is a bummer. Everyone in the office was very sweet though!

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Dr. Ansell was very friendly and professional. Her office was also very organized and made the whole process easy!

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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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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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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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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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She’s awesome. Knowledgeable kind and compassionate.

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Made me feel super comfortable, and would recommend!

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

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

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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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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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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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So nice and helpful!

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