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:
- Risk Factors for Melanoma by Anatomic Site
- Clinical Utility of Skin Cancer and Melanoma Risk Scores for Population Screening
- Performance of Gene Expression Profile Tests for Prognosis in Patients With Localized Cutaneous Melanoma
- Prognostic Gene-Expression Profiling in Cutaneous Melanoma
- The Use of Noninvasive Imaging Techniques in the Diagnosis of Melanoma
- Evaluation of the Number-Needed-to-Biopsy Metric for the Diagnosis of Cutaneous Melanoma
- Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer: USPSTF Recommendation
- Post-Diagnosis Aspirin and Overall Survival in Patients With Melanoma
- SPF 100+ Sunscreen Is More Protective Against Sunburn Than SPF 50+
- Ugly Duckling Sign Improves Performance in Melanoma Detection