Dr. David Hammond, MD

Dr. David Hammond, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(73)
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Dr. David Hammond, MD is a dermatologist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1975 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

1000 E Paris Ave SE Ste 214

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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Top Care Areas

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Tinea Versicolor
very high
more than 92% of peers
Birthmark
very high
more than 89% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Hammond's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hammond "Dr. Hammond is a dermatologist who is knowledgeable in the latest treatment protocols for skin diseases and conditions. Professional areas of interest include comprehensive acne treatments to minimize scarring, early skin cancer detection and treatments of rosacea, eczema and atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo, warts, molluscum, skin allergies and rashes."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hammond "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
27

Conditions Treated

11

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Olivet College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Michigan State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Borgess/Bronson Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Bronson-Borgess Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Other Education | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammond has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • Cutaneous Medicine Society, Member
  • Kent County Medical Society, Member
  • Michigan Dermatological Society, Member
  • Michigan State Medical Society, Member
  • Skin Cancer Foundation, Member
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology, Member

Dr. Hammond's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammond to family and friends
4.9
based on 73 total reviews (44 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (73)

  • 5
    (71)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hammond's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (44)

There is a reason that Dr. Hammond receives rave reviews. He is such a brilliant kind doctor who empathizes with all of my skin care woes. His solutions have been excellent, my comfort levels have improved greatly and I will always recommend him highly. His office staff is, also, just...more
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Dr. David Hammond is the best. He gave me a thorough checkup and explained everything he was seeing on my body. He is personable and knowledgeable. (The receptionist, noting that I had a bit of a wait to see the doctor, took the initiative to move my appointment to an earlier time.) My husband...more
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Dr. Hammond has always been extremely courteous, professional, and friendly. He is very good at making me feel comfortable and at ease.
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Dr. Hammond is extremely knowledgeable and very thorough. He has excellent people skills and we were well cared for. We highly recommend him.
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Dr. Hammond is very thorough. He is also very kind and listens to what you have to say. I heartily recommend him.
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