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Kimberly  Morel, M.D.

    Kimberly Morel, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center
  • Director, Epidermolysis Bullosa Interdisciplinary Clinic
Dr. Kimberly Morel is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Clinical Pediatrics at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University. She joined the staff of Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian in 2003.

Dr. Morel received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, New York. She completed her residency training in both Pediatrics and Dermatology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University and is board certified in both Pediatrics and Dermatology. Additionally, she was a fellow in Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at the Children's Hospital, San Diego, University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Morel directs the Pediatric Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) Interdisciplinary Clinic at Columbia. The EB Clinic, which was initiated by Dr. Morel in June 2007, provides comprehensive outpatient consultation, consisting of various sub-specialists, such as dermatologists, nutritionists, pain service specialists, and social workers, who have expertise in treating the multiple aspects of EB.

She is a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Hemangioma Investigator Group, the Epidermolysis Bullosa Interest Group and is on the Scientific Advisory Board of DebRA (the Dystropic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America). Dr. Morel performs pulsed dye laser therapy for vascular birthmarks. She is the author of several articles and book chapters regarding skin conditions in pediatric patients.

Dr. Morel is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Morel has been nominated to Castle Connelly's 2013 Best Doctors in the New York Metro Area.

Board Certified American Board of Pediatrics, 1999, recertified 2006
American Board of Dermatology, 2003
Pediatric Dermatology, 2008
Education Doctor of Medicine,1996
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY

Training Resident in Pediatrics, 1996-1999
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University
New York, NY

Resident in Dermatology, 2000-2003
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University
New York, NY

Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology Fellowship, 2003
Children's Hospital and Health Center
San Diego, CA

Research Interests Atopic Dermatitis
Epidermolysis Bullosa
Pediatric CTCL
Contact Information
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10032
Tel: 212.305.5293
Fax: 212.795.1859

Columbia Pediatric Dermatology
51 West 51st Street, Suite 310
New York, NY 10020
Tel: 212.305.5293
Fax: 212.326.8567

Clinical Specialty

Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Epidermolysis Bullosa
Genetic Skin Disorders
Hair and Nail Disorders
Molluscum Contagiosum
Vascular Birthmarks


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