Dr. James Ralston, MD

Dr. James Ralston, MD

Dermatology  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. James Ralston, MD is a dermatologist in McKinney, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 2001 and specializes in dermatology, dermatologic oncology, and more.

5801 Virginia Pkwy Ste 102

McKinney, TX 75071

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ralston performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Skin Tag Removal
very high
more than 93% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 92% of peers
Warts
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Ralston's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

37  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Texas Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Suny Buffalo School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Physician - Dermatologist, McKinney Magazine, 2011
  • Best Clinical Science Report, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, 2004
  • Eagle Scout, 1991
Media & Publications
  • Treatment of postoperative soft tissue loss with injectable poly-L-lactic acid, 2006
  • Treatment of Skin Cancer Precursors. In: Goldman MP. Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Cosmetic Series: Photodynamic Therapy, Second Edition, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ralston's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ralston to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ralston's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Ralston took his time to do a thorough first time exam and answer all of my questions. He spent about an hour with me to make sure that I felt comfortable and was very clear in talking me through any areas of concern. I highly recommend him. After seeing other dermatologists who spend less...more
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