Amit Garg, MD

Dermatology

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Amit Garg, MD - Dermatology

Primary Office Location

    • 1554 Northern Boulevard
    • Suite 202
    • Manhasset, NY 11030
    • Fax: (516) 719-3714
    • Main: (516) 719-3754
    • Get Directions

Dr. Garg is an Associate Professor and the Founding Chair for the newly established Department of Dermatology in the North Shore LIJ Health System. He is board certified in Dermatology ... Read Moreby the American Board of Dermatology. He comes to the North Shore LIJ Health System from Boston University Medical Center where he directed the Residency Training Program in Dermatology as well as the undergraduate medical curricula in dermatology for the school of medicine. Dr. Garg has achieved international recognition as a skilled medical dermatologist a thought leader in psoriasis and a medical educator.Dr. Garg co-directs an interdisciplinary clinic with Rheumatology known as the Rheumatic Skin Disease Clinic devoted to caring for patients with psoriasis psoriatic arthritis lupus dermatomyositis and vasculitis among other interrelated skin and musculoskeletal diseases. Dr. Garg's research interests include developing instruments and assessing clinical and patient centered outcomes in psoriasis. He has also developed innovative teaching strategies to improve training and education outcomes. Dr. Garg's recent research has focused on improving teaching and assessment methods in undergraduate and graduate medical education as well as narrowing the practice gaps related to the skin cancer examination through increasing awareness of high risk patient groups promoting integration of the skin cancer exam into the routine or focused physical exam and enabling detection of suspicious pigmented lesions. Dr. Garg maintains leadership roles within prominent national professional organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology the American Board of Dermatology the Association of Professors of Dermatology the Medical Dermatological Society and the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. He has published a number of articles in the peer-reviewed literature and has authored several book chapters. Dr. Garg has served on editorial boards for Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology and several American Academy of Dermatology-based publications. He is also the editor-in-chief of the forthcoming first edition book on Rheumatic Skin Diseases. Dr. Garg has numerous invited lectures and publications to his credit.

General

  • Gender
    Male
  • Languages Spoken
    English, Hindi, Spanish

Insurance Providers Accepted

Hospital Affiliations

  • Forest Hills Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital

Professional & Education Information

  • Administrative Titles
    • Chief of Division - Dermatology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Board Certifications
    • Dermatology - American Board of Dermatology

  • Medical School
    • University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Internships
    • University of Illinois at Chicago - GME

  • Residencies
    • University of Illinois at Chicago - GME

Map & Additional Locations

Primary Office Location

  • 1554 Northern Boulevard
  • Suite 202
  • Manhasset, NY 11030
  • Phone: (516) 719-3754
  • Fax: (516) 719-3714
  • Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • AARP
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicare Managed
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  • CIGNA
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    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • EmblemHealth / Connecticare / GHI / HIP / PerfectHealth / Vytra
    • Champus
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    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
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    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Empire BCBS
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Empire Medicare
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Fidelis Care
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
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    • Workers Comp
  • Healthfirst / MHI
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Humana Health
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  • Magna Care
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
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    • Workers Comp
  • Medicaid
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare
    • Any Plan
  • MultiPlan / PHCS
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    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
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  • Oxford
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    • HMO
    • Liberty
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  • Tricare
    • Extra
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    • Prime
    • Standard
  • United HealthCare
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    • Family Health Plus
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    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
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    • Workers Comp
  • Wellcare of NY
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