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I aim to help my patients secure a clear diagnosis and support them through their treatments.
– Meenal Kheterpal, MD

Meenal Kheterpal, MD

Dermatologist

Duke Health Provider question
Call for an Appointment
919-562-8887
Duke Lightner Dermatology
919-684-3432
Duke Dermatology Clinic
Board Certified
American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology
Where I See Patients
Duke Dermatology Clinic - Clinic 3K - Durham, NC
Duke Lightner Dermatology - Raleigh, NC
I aim to help my patients secure a clear diagnosis and support them through their treatments.
– Meenal Kheterpal, MD
My Locations
Duke Dermatology Clinic - Clinic 3K
40 Duke Medicine Cir
Durham, NC 27710-4000
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
Duke Lightner Dermatology
11081 Forest Pines Dr
Raleigh, NC 27614-7656
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
About Me

My clinical expertise is in the field of dermato-oncology and I see patients with melanoma, merkel cell carcinoma, and cutaneous B and T cell lymphomas often as part of a multidisciplinary team with medical, surgical and radiation oncologists and dermatopathologists. I aim to help my patients navigate through our health care team - securing a clear diagnosis to informative decision making of treatment options to supporting them through their treatments. My skin cancer surveillance examinations focus on early detection of melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, while reducing the need for biopsies with aid of dermoscopy and total body imaging. My goal is early identification of skin cancers and more importantly – prevention to improve long term quality of life of our patients. We welcome patients with skin related side effects from systemic cancer treatments (chemotherapy, immunotherapy and/or targeted therapies) to support them through their cancer-related treatments.

Languages I Speak
English
Call for an Appointment
919-562-8887
Duke Lightner Dermatology
919-684-3432
Duke Dermatology Clinic
Ratings and Reviews

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Overall Provider Rating
4.78 out of 5
495 ratings, 118 reviews
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Training and Education
Board Certification
American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology
Residency
Dermatology, University of Michigan, 2010-2013
Internal Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health System, 2009-2010
Education
MD, University of Michigan, 2009
Clinical Focus and Research
Clinical Trials
Insurance Accepted

Visit planforduke.com to view the full list of plans Duke Health will accept in 2020 from each carrier or network.

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Select HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice
    • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
    • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
  • Ambetter
    • Ambetter of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Blue Advantage
    • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
    • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
    • Blue Select
    • NC State Employees Health Plan
    • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • CIGNA
    • Cigna Choice Plus
    • Cigna Behavioral Health (*Limited eligibility)
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access Plus
    • *Please call Cigna Behavioral Heath to see if the provider is participating in your plan.

  • Duke Group Plans
    • Duke Basic
    • Duke Select
  • Experience Health
  • First Health
  • Gateway Health Alliance
  • Gateway Health Plan
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
  • Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
  • Healthgram
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
    • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
    • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
    • First Medicare Direct*
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part B
    • *This is for Wake County only.

  • MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
  • NC Medicaid
    • NC Medicaid*
    • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

  • OneNet PPO
  • Optima Health
    • FAMIS
    • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
    • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
    • Optima Plus (PPO)
    • Optima Vantage (HMO)
  • TRICARE
    • TRICARE Prime*
    • TRICARE Prime Remote*
    • TRICARE Select*
    • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.

  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)
    • All Savers Alternate Funding
    • All Savers Fully Insured
    • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
    • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
    • United Healthcare of the River Valley
    • United Healthcare Option PPO
    • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
    • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
    • United Medical Resources (UMR)

Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any copayments, co–insurance, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Industry Relationships
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has an outside financial interest with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
  • Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Teladoc