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Maria  Garzon, M.D.

    Maria Garzon, M.D.

  • Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center
  • Director, Division of Pediatric Dermatology
  • Director, Vascular Anomalies Clinic
  • Director, Pediatric Dermatology Consultation Service
  • Director, Medical Student Course in Dermatology
Dr. Garzon joined the faculty of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the staff of Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York- Presbyterian in 1995 and founded the Division of Pediatric Dermatology. She is a Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Garzon received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her medical degree from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University. She completed her pediatric residency at Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and her Dermatology residency at Columbia University. She was a fellow in Pediatric Dermatology at Children�s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.

Dr. Garzon is nationally recognized as a leader in Pediatric Dermatology. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on a wide variety of topics in pediatric dermatology. Her current research interests focus on of vascular birthmarks in children. She is one of the founding members of the Hemangioma Investigator Group. She and has lectured at numerous medical meetings including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics, National Institute of Health and International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies.

Dr. Garzon is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is Board Certified in Pediatric Dermatology. Dr. Garzon has been nominated to Castle Connelly's Best Doctors in the New York Metro Area since 2005 and has been featured in New York Magazine Best Doctors in 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2013.

Board Certified American Board of Dermatology, 1995
American Board of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, 2004
American Board of Pediatrics, 1991-2005
Education Doctor of Medicine,1988
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, NY

Training Resident in Pediatrics, 1989-1991
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Babies Hospital
New York, NY

Post Doctoral Research Scientist, 1992
Columbia University, Department of Dermatology
New York, NY

Resident in Dermatology, 1992-1995
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Fellow in Pediatrics, 1995
Children's Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL

Research Interests Hemangioma
Vascular Malformations
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
Genetic Diseases
Hair and Nail Disorders
Laser Surgery
Skin Cancer
Vascular Birthmarks


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