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Caring for your dermatological needs in Massapequa, NY since 1994.

Welcome to Massapequa Dermatology PLLC, conveniently located near Sunrise Highway and the LIRR.  We understand that most dermatologic conditions are “not life threatening but life interrupting”. At Massapequa Dermatology, we strive to devise and implement a treatment plan tailored to each individual’s needs.  We treat patients of all ages and tackle complex diseases of the skin, hair and nails.  We pride ourselves in offering the most up to date treatments for a variety of dermatologic conditions, including eczema, psoriasis and skin cancer diagnoses. Our Dermatologists specialize in Psoriasis, Eczema, Acne, Skin Cancer, Facials and much more, learn more about our services here.   

                         

                                                           
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Meet Our Staff

  • David Kessler, D.O., F.A.O.C.D., F.A.A.D.

    Hailing from North Massapequa, Dr. Kessler has been in practice for over 25 years. In his free time, Dr. Kessler enjoys skiing, sailing and photography.

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  • Todd R. Coven, M.D., F.A.A.D., F.A.C.M.S.

    Dr. Coven is Board-Certified in Dermatology and Fellowship-Trained in Mohs Surgery. His practice is limited to Mohs Micrographic Cancer Surgery.

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  • Kimberly Cossaro
    Physician Assistant

    Along with Kimberly’s 17 years of clinical expertise she brings a unique perspective as an educator. Her passions include dermatological surgery and her leisurely pursuits of boating, running and cycling.

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  • Kaleigh Marino
    Physician Assistant

    Board Certified in 2009, Kaleigh enjoys seeing patients of all ages, with her special interests being in acne, psoriasis and cosmetics. 

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Massapequa Dermatology, PLLC

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed