Rashek Kazi

Rashek Kazi, MD, PhD

Dermatologist

My Role at MSK

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Melanoma
  • Pigmented Lesions

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About Me

What I Do at MSK
  • Assistant Attending Physician
My Role at MSK

A dermatologist is a doctor with special training in skin, hair, and nails.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Melanoma
  • Pigmented Lesions
  • Dermato-Oncology
  • Onco-Dermatology
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, Stony Brook University
  • PhD, Stony Brook University

Residencies

  • Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Insurance Information

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Aetna

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS, Transplant

Aetna Medicare Advantage (MTA retirees only)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield New York

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield states outside of NY/NJ

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS

Blue Cross Health Plus

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Carrum Health

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

Cigna

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

MSK has a tentative agreement with Cigna to continue coverage in 2024.

Connecticare

In Network Coverage Type
POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Emblem Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Empire Blue Cross Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO, DSN

Empire Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Empire Plan / NYSHIP (Blue Cross/UnitedHealthcare split plan)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Fidelis

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO

Fidelis Managed Medicaid & HARP

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

First Health

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Healthfirst

In Network Coverage Type
EPO, HMO, PPO, POS

Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Healthsmart

In Network Coverage Type
PPO EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (PPO)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier I (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier II (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Husky CT Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Magnacare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO

Straight NJ Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Straight NY Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Medicare Part A&B (traditional Medicare)

In Network Coverage Type
Federal Government

Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

MVP

In Network Coverage Type
PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus for City Employees

In Network Coverage Type
TBD

Oscar

In Network Coverage Type
HMO/EPO

Oxford

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, EPO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Qualcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

Tricare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

UMR

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS

United Healthcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

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Contact and Location

Dr. Kazi sees patients at two locations.

Location
Hauppauge, NY
New York, NY

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Colleagues

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Research and Publications

Kazi R, Evankovich MR, Liu R, Liu A, Moorhead A, Ferris LK, Falo LD Jr, English JC 3rd. Utilization of Asynchronous and Synchronous Teledermatology in a Large Health Care System During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Telemed J E Health. 2021 Jul;27(7):771-777. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2020.0299. Epub 2020 Oct 19. PMID: 33074786.

Kazi R, Govas P, Slaugenhaupt RM, Carroll BT. Differential Analgesia From Vibratory Stimulation During Local Injection of Anesthetic: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Dermatol Surg. 2020 Oct;46(10):1286-1293. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000002314. PMID: 31895257; PMCID: PMC8388110.

Kazi R, Dai J, Sweeney C, Zhou HX, Wollmuth LP. Mechanical coupling maintains the fidelity of NMDA receptor-mediated currents. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Jul;17(7):914-22. doi: 10.1038/nn.3724. Epub 2014 May 25. PMID: 24859202; PMCID: PMC4072853.

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Kazi R, Bunimovich YL. The nervous system: a new target in the fight against cancer. Anticancer Drugs. 2018 Nov;29(10):929-934. doi: 10.1097/CAD.0000000000000698. PMID: 30239424.

Kazi R, Moghaddam S, Chu P, Marghoob AA. Histologic Evidence of Melanocytes Isolated to the Nail Matrix. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 May 1;152(5):573-5. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.5869. PMID: 26865087.

Publications on PubMed

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