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Qualifications and Experience
Rachel Farley-Loftus, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She then received her Medical Degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and was the recipient of the Albert B. Knapp Scholarship for Highest Academic Achievement.
Dr. Farley-Loftus completed her internship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and her dermatology residency at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York, where she subsequently joined the faculty and supervised dermatology residents in the Skin and Cancer Unit. She has published many manuscripts in peer reviewed medical journals.
Expert NJ Dermotologist
Dr. Farley-Loftus is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a member of the attending staff at Hackensack UMC Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, N.J. She specializes in general dermatology for adults and children in Livingston, NJ, with particular interests in the treatment of acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, skin cancer screening and treatment, Botox and dermal fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm and Belotero.
Raised in New Jersey in Essex and Monmouth Counties, Dr. Farley-Loftus now resides in Glen Ridge with her husband and two children. In addition to serving her local community, she enjoys running, gardening, and the occasional friendly tennis match.
Verified Patient Reviews
The visit was long overdue.
Dr. Farley-Loftus was my doctor before she joined this practice, and I followed her here. Since then I've even relocated out-of-state, but I still come back to see her when needed. Personable, knowledgeable, practical....wonderful. She's the only dermatologist I will treat with, she's that good.
The Doctor was professional and friendly. She asked and answered all questions with easy to understand information. I felt well cared for and not rushed through my visit!
She is lovely and made me feel very well-cared for during my appointment.
Dr, Farley-Loftus was friendly, attentive, and skilled. She listened to all I had to say, and managed my care expertly.
The doctor is amazing. I highly recommend her. Though the staff leaves much to be desired. Just be aware that they will not be pleasant when coming in for the appointment.
Wonderful doctor. Knowledgeable, listens, has great bedside manner and makes you feel comfortable.
She is an excellent specialist highly recommend and super with kids.
Caring, professional, thorough, concerned about my specific problem. Follow thru. A positive experience if you have to see a doctor!
I appreciated how friendly and personable Dr. Farley-Loftus was, and actually asked lots of questions pertaining to my visit, vs just trying to push me out the door as fast as possible. I felt she was thorough with my exam and gave me many treatment options instead of trying to push me into something specific. I would definitely recommend her to family and friends!
She listened and understood all of my issues. Never rushed me and took time to find the right treatments. I would recommend her highly
I love Dr Farley -lotus she is very knowledgeable , kind and sweet . She definitely goes out of her way to help you resolve any issues .
Dr. Farley-Loftus is an excellent, compassionate dermatologist. I highly recommend her.
Great visit. The doctor and staff were very nice. They were also very responsive to a couple of follow up questions I had via their patient portal.
Dr. Farley-Loftus was extremely kind and thorough. I did have to wait over 30 minutes to see her, but she apologized several times for running behind. I would definitely recommend her!
Dr. Farley-Loftus was great - I would definitely recommend her to friends, family and colleagues.
She's the best. Thorough, respectful, helpful and so nice.
Friendly, knowledgeable, nice office and staff!
DR.Rachel Farley-Loftus was very nice. I felt very comfortable during my appointment. She is very knowledgeable. I definitely recommend.
The office is run beautifully, reception is kind and helpful. Dr. Farley-Loftus is wonderful: knowledgable, great bedside manner, thorough and she remembered me even though it had been some time since I'd been in. I felt very well cared for.
She is very professional and will answer all your questions honestly. I highly recommend her.
The doctor was extremely pleasant and answered any questions I had. It was nice and quick which I appreciated. The wait was only ten minutes as well so I'd definitely recommend this.
This was my first visit to Dr. Farley. A friend had recommended her. The waiting room was clean an tidy. She was engaging right away asking about my history. The body scan was thorough. She took some skin samples for biopsy and explained that the office always called about results --good or bad. My only complaint was that I waited 35 minutes in the waiting room before i was brought to the treatment room. Hopefully that was an exception. I made an appointment for the next scan.
Very nice and sweet. She is also very thorough with everything and answers all questions. Everything is done quickly and efficiently.
Dr. was very professional and the office staff very helpful. My entire family goes to Dr. Farley-Loftus.
They treated me well. Best customer service ever at the front desk! Dr.Farley is amazing, she described and examined my skin symptoms and explained each detail of my skin problems.
The doctor and her staff were friendly and efficient. The office was clean, neat, and organized. The doctor listened to my concerns and explained everything I needed to know fully.
The visit was perfect. It was the least I have waited for a doctors appointment in my life. I was called from the waiting room very quickly and the doctor came into the room within a couple of minutes of getting in there. Amazing job! Highly recommended! Staff and doctor extremely professional.
Dr. Farley-Loftus was very pleasant and friendly as always. She always makes me feel at ease and I trust her.
Quick professional and thorough. I was a new patient, I did the paper work home. When I arrived I was greeted right away, paid my co-pay and was asked to take a seat. Five minutes later I was in the examining room. I had a body scan and she found two growth that needed to be removed. It was painless. I was back in my car within 30 minutes of my arrival I would highly recommend her
She is an excellent clinician and a lovely person.
They email you forms in advance so you can prefill them at home and not waste time in the waiting room. Excellent staff and Dr. Farley-Loftus was great - informative, friendly, professional. Would recommend!
Can't complain everything was smooth.
I came in with a pretty minor skin issue. Dr. Farley quickly diagnosed the issue and answered any and all questions that I had. Quick and efficient!
Love Dr. Loftus excellent bedside manner and easy to talk to doesn't rush through the exam and answers all questions
Dr. Farley-Loftus is always so pleasant and sweet. She is very smart and I trust her knowledge. She is also gentle and for the quick minor things I had done at today's visit, I didn't feel a thing!
Dr. Farley is great! She is very friendly and easy to talk to. I feel at ease when she comes into the room.
Always a pleasure! She is extremely knowledgable re: skin diseases. Very reassuring as well. Plan is discussed and reinforced as necessary by her staff who are also very pleasant. Will return to see her even after relocating out of the area! Highly recommend Dr. Farley! I always use ZocDoc to make appointments. Super easy and convenient to use.
I am always very happy with Dr. Farley. She is always warm and professional, gives you the time that is needed and is a great diagnostician.
I liked the fact that Dr. Farley takes the time to listen to her patients thoroughly examines conditions and explains treatment options.
Such a quick and easy exam, would recommend to everyone!
Dr. Farley-Loftus and her staff are very friendly, helpful, and professional.
Excellent! Highly recommend. Made an uncomfortable procedure pleasant and easy.
The Dr. was great! Very thorough and personable. Great bed side manner. However, the office staff was less than friendly.
The Dr. was fabulous!...Office staff cold...
The staff is very professional as well as the doctor. I just wish the Dr had spend more time with me. I was in the room with her for literally 5 min.
I would recommend Dr. Loftus in the future.
Rachel was super friendly, professional, and made me very comfortable throughout my entire appointment. The front desk staff was also very helpful and thoroughly explained my insurance benefits to me prior to my visit. No wait time at all.
Very professional and punctual.
Incredibly caring doctor!
She was right on time, first thing in the morning, answered all of my questions, even ones that didn't have to do with my exam that day. She was very pleasant. I am glad that I found her practice.
What a great appointment! The office is clean, the staff is friendly, and Dr. Farley is very helpful. I was so happy to be seen on time! Thank you!
Dr Farley-Loftus is very prompt and efficient which is a pleasant change from my previous dermatologist.
Informative, thorough and friendly.
Dr Farley-Loftus is the best dermatologist I have ever been to. She is the only one who has been able to really fix my acne! In addition, she is caring, attentive, and really listens to her patients. I've never felt rushed in my appointments, she always answers every question I have and is extremely knowledgeable, respectful, and warm. Both doctors in this practice are phenomenal. I've been to a lot of mediocre dermatologists around Millburn, places where I've waited over an hour for 5 minutes where a doctor barely looked at me. That's not the case here. If you're having skin troubles, do yourself a favor and come here. Also, this doctor is familiar with autoimmune progesterone dermatitis, which many doctors don't even know about!
I wish all my doctors visits are as pleasant as this one! Great experience
She was very kind and very informative.
Well organized office. Great bedside manner.
Very thorough. Good bedside manner. Staff was awesome also.
Very nice and through
Very nice and seemed to genially care about my problem
Dr. Rachel is very personable and listens to your concerns as a patient (quality a LOT of other doctors lack). I have dealt with facial acne for years and have struggled to get it under control despite several treatments including OTC and prescription medications. The doctor listened to my concerns and prescribed some topical medications that have helped control my acne significantly (have been in treatment for ~10 months). She was not pushy like other doctors have in the past; I told her I was not willing to go back to oral antibiotics as they had only worked temporarily in the past. Also, I was absolutely against using Accutane due to potential serious side effects. I amhappy that for once I found a doctor that is willing to explore treatment options as opposed to forcing you to use a very toxic drug like Accutane. Strongly recommend Dr. Rachel Farley-Loftus!
The entire visit was professional. The office was spotless, and the staff was friendly, and I had my paperwork ready as they had prepared me to bring all the information with me. Dr. Farley-Loftus was very kind, and explained everything to me. She answered all my questions. She complete a small procedure, and provided me with the necessary information so that I would know what to expect within the next few dayes. I
It was quick to get an appointment with Dr. Farley-Loftus. Her staff was very helpful in making sure I had the proper referral prior to my visit. Appointment was right on time with no wait and she had a very pleasant manner. (She even tolerated my 3 children who had to come into the examination room with me) I would recommend her to anyone looking for a dermatologist.
Dr. Farley was quick and thorough. She was very pleasant, especially when she assured me that what she was removing wouldn't hurt and she was right. I barely felt a pinch. I highly recommend her!
Nice and clean office setup. Had a 2pm appt. but arrived at 1:15. No one else in office waiting but me until I was called at 2:10pm so I have to assume I would have been seen in timely fashion had I stayed closer to my appt. time. Other than that, staff was friendly and I liked the doctor.
Dr. Rachel is very friendly. She listens to all the problems and recommends appropriate medicines.Overall I had a very good experience visiting her clinic.
The visit was nice and quick and she was so sweet and I will definitely be going back to see her again!
She was quick and efficient with excellent bedside manner
Very professional and friendly attitude. Staff was nice and office was clean.
Very professional, down to earth and knowledgeable. Only drawback being that paperless submission was not an option through ZocDoc.
Very friendly and thorough, answered all my questions and I never felt rushed.
Very professional and thorough. She also makes you feel exteemely comfortable and answers all your questions.
Dr. Farley-Loftus was extremely thorough and knowledgable. She made you feel comfortable and addressed all questions.
Although I was a new patient I didn't feel like one. The office was very warm and comfortable. .
Dr. Farley-Loftus is very courteous and provided me with proper treatment right away.
She is very knowledgeable, pleasant and professional.
Dr Rachel Farley-Loftus was always very pleasant and had a smile on her face. She is an excellent doctor who is very knowledgeable. Her bedside manor is excellent and even though I was feeling a little nervous she talked me through everything and put me at ease. She is easily the nicest and most caring doctor I have ever had. Thank you!!
My visit was excellent. The doctor explained the diagnosis, the proposed treatment, and gave a reassuring prognosis. In all, I was more than satisfied.
she was punctual, approachable, accurate, and respectful
The office space is gorgeous and clean, the office staff were polite, professional and prompt, and the doctor was wonderful. Dr. Farley-Loftus was honest, cheerful, and walked me through what the examination entailed as it was my first time at a dermatologist. I am supremely satisfied with the appointment!
Wow is all I have to say! This is my very first time seeing this doctor and from the moment I walked in I felt very comfortable and welcomed. The staff were very professional and friendly. This is how every doctors office should be, but unfortunately it's more than often not the case. I will certainly be back for my next month's appointment, and recommend Dr. Farley to anyone who want a very genuine and informative dermatologist.
Super nice and thorough! I would absolutely recommend her!
Dr. Farley-Loftus is incredibly attentive and helpful. She took the time to discuss each of my concerns and come up with a solution. The appointment never felt rushed as it has with the many other dermatologists I have met with. So happy to have found her!
Very kind personable attentive! Listened to patient took a genuine concern. Lovely session
I had a wonderful experience with the staff and Dr. Farley-Loftus. Reception was friendly and helpful and the check in process was quick. Dr. Farley-Loftus was so kind and took the time to speak with me about my concerns. I felt cared for, listened to and in good hands. Highly recommend this office.
She was very friendly and lovely to talk too. My mole removal was fast and easy.
Nice, Pleasant and very informative about by visit and treatment.
I had barely sat down in the waiting room when I was called back, which was awesome. I didn't even have time to get out my book! The staff was pleasant and kind, and the office was spotless. Dr. Farley-Loftus was friendly, nice, made me comfortable during the exam. I would highly recommend her.
I was told to take a cream for my rash the first appointment in. On the follow-up, the rash wasn't completely gone, I was advised to keep using the cream and come back again. On second follow-up, finally took a sample and the results were that I have bad eczema. It was annoying to have to go there 3 times and 3 co-pays just to conclude that I need to moisturize after showering. Aside from the 3 trips, she is great and the bedside manner is amazing. She is very informative and polite.