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Alexander G. Marneros, MD, PhD


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Clinical Interests
  • Dermatology (general)
  • Skin cancer
  • Genetic skin disorders
Medical Education
  • PhD, Harvard Medical School
  • MD, University of Cologne
  • Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Dr. Marneros is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School and a Principal Investigator at the Cutaneous Biology Research Center of Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a board-certified dermatologist with a clinical interest in general and medical dermatology, skin cancer and genetic diseases of the skin.Born in Germany, he obtained his MD from the University of Cologne and did a medical doctoral thesis on dermatologic genetics at Harvard Medical School. He obtained a PhD in Cell Biology under the supervision of Dr. Bjorn Olsen at Harvard Medical School, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in Vascular Biology again at Harvard Medical School. After his postdoctoral training he completed an academic-track Dermatology residency at New York Presbyterian Medical Center of Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Marneros is now leading an NIH-funded research laboratory at the Cutaneous Biology Research Center (CBRC) and is clinically active in the Dermatology Clinics of Massachusetts General Hospital.

He is an expert in vascular biology, skin cancer and genetic diseases of the skin, which is documented in numerous peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters. As a physician-scientist his translational research is aimed at better understanding dermatologic diseases and improving patient care. To learn more about his research visit the CBRC Center.

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