Darrell S. Rigel MD, MSBoard-Certified Dermatologist; Clinical Professor of Dermatology, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
Darrell S. Rigel, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist in New York City. Dr. Rigel practices both medical and cosmetic dermatology, with a focus on melanoma and other skin cancers and aging skin.
Dr. Rigel has extensively studied risk factors as well as prognosis for melanoma and other skin cancers. Dr. Rigel has published over 200 articles in professional dermatology journals and is the lead editor of the major textbook in the field, Cancer of the Skin.
In addition to treating patients, Dr. Rigel serves as a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Rigel received a BS as well as an MBA from MIT and then received his medical degree from George Washington University. He was a National Institutes of Health Training Fellow. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Cornell University Medical Center and his dermatology training at NYU, where he was named chief resident. He also completed a Dermatology Surgery Fellowship at NYU.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Diagnosis and Management of Acral Pigmented Lesions
- Risk of Mortality After a Diagnosis of Melanoma In Situ
- Incorporating Prognostic Gene Expression Profile Assays Into the Management of Cutaneous Melanoma
- Risk Factors Associated With First and Second Primary Melanomas in a High-Incidence Population
- Impact of Five-Year Melanoma Screening Initiative in a Large Health Care System
- Misconceptions of Photoprotection in Skin of Color
- Photoprotection for Skin of All Color
- Overdiagnosis as a Potential Cause for the Rising Incidence–Mortality Disparity of Cutaneous Melanoma
- Patient-Led Surveillance After Treatment of Localized Melanoma
- Association Between Income and Suspected Non-Melanoma and Melanoma Skin Cancers