Jeffrey D. Knispel MD

Dr. Jeffrey Knispel was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in neurobiology from Cornell University in 1991. In 1995, he graduated from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. After completing an internship in pediatrics at The Mount Sinai Hospital (1996), Dr. Knispel did a residency in dermatology at The University of Chicago Hospitals from 1996 to 1999 where he served as chief resident. He was board certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1999 and re-certified in 2008 and 2019. Dr. Knispel is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, as well as a member of the Connecticut Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery Society, the New England Dermatologic Society, the Fairfield County Medical Association, and the Connecticut State Medical Society. Currently, he is on staff at Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital. He also holds the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology in the Yale University School of Medicine.


Dr. Knispel’ s professional special interests include the treatment of skin cancer and pediatric dermatology. His other interests include performing cosmetic procedures such as laser surgery, Botox, and the injections of fillers.


When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Knispel enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs. He likes playing board games, solving escape rooms and doing letterboxing and geocaching-hobbies which combine hiking and puzzle solving. His family also loves traveling and are in the process of trying to visit all 50 states (they are currently at 39). In addition, Dr. Knispel enjoys watching movies and following all New York sports teams.

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