130 E 18th St, New York, NY 10003, USA

(212) 674-0004(212) 674-0004

Dr. Leah Ansell, MD


New York, NY

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Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Cigna, Emblem Health, Memorial Hermann, Multiplan, Oxford, POMCO

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100% recommended

3 out of 3 patients recommend this doctor after their visit.

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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.



Northwestern University, MD




NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center (residency)
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Abby R.Feb 4
 Recommends this doctor

How was your experience with the doctor?I have been seeing Dr. Ansell for a number of years, and after trying numerous dermatologists in the past, I can say with 100% confidence that Dr. Ansell knows her stuff. Not only does is she extremely well versed medically and is one of the most knowledgable doctors I have seen, but her bedside manner is unmatched. She can level with her patients and have a discussion that makes sense to the lay man - she explains every step and discusses preventative care effectively as well. I would recommend her to anyone - she is the best!
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How was your experience with the doctor?Saw Dr. Ansell recently she is my third derm that I have been to in NYC and the first one that really discussed preventative care.  She helped with my flare up (I have Psoriasis, eczema,ect.)  as all of the Derms I have been to have but then she gave me some of her favorite skin care products that I could also use on my kids - game changer since we all have skin issues and 3 different kinds of soap adds up -- she also prescribed me stuff to keep my flare ups to min and as mom understood my hesitation of certain steroids as i have young kids that are constantly touching me. I would highly recommend her to anyone and have sent two family members to her.
Diane D.Jun 26
 Recommends this doctor

How was your experience with the doctor?Dr. Ansell recently joined Dr. Ellen Gendler's practice.  I've been seeing Dr. Gendler for a long time but since she is very booked, I saw her relatively new associate, Dr. Ansell.  She was wonderful--a great listener in order to diagnose, then clear explanations of what she thought, steps to diagnosis and treatment.  I highly recommend her.