Dr. Kimberly D. Morel, MD

Dr. Kimberly Morel is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Clinical Pediatrics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. She joined the staff of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital 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.

Dr. Morel is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. 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.