Dr. Elyse S. Rafal MD Dermatologist

Dr. Elyse Rafal is a dermatologist in Stony Brook, New York. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York Downtown Hospital and Stony Brook University Medical Center. She received her medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Rafal accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 43 doctors at New York Downtown Hospital and one of 19 at Stony Brook University Medical Center who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, Dermatology, 1989 - 1992

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, Dermatology, 1988 - 1989

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Fluorouracil cream 0.5% for actinic keratoses on multiple body sites: an 18-month open-label study.
Stough, D., Bucko, A.D., Vamvakias, G., Rafal, E.S., Davis, S.A.

Fluorouracil cream 0.5% for the treatment of actinic keratoses on the face and anterior scalp: interim results of an 18-month open-label study.
Stough, D., Bucko, A.D., Vamvakias, G., Rafal, E.S., Davis, S.A.

Subcutaneous efalizumab is not effective in the treatment of alopecia areata.
Price, V.H., Hordinsky, M.K., Olsen, E.A., Roberts, J.L., Siegfried, E.C., Rafal, E.S., Korman, N.J., Altrabulsi, B., Leung, H.M., Garovoy, M.R., Caro, I., Whiting, D.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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