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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Desiree Ratner is Excellent. Dr. Ratner has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Desiree Ratner, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • She has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Melanoma
  • Mohs Surgery (Dermatological Surgery)
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Ratner graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. She has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Ratner has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital 


  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Desiree Ratner MD is a female Dermatologist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Desiree Ratner practice?
Dr. Desiree Ratner has 3 office locations.
Dr. Desiree Ratner practices Dermatology near New York, NY.
See New York Dermatologists.