Dr. James Ralston, MD

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Dr. James Ralston, MD

Dermatology | Male

Dermatology Center of McKinney 5801 Virginia Pkwy # 102, McKinney, TX 75071 Get Directions
(972) 548-0333

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Dr. Ralston specializes in Dermatology and practices in McKinney, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Assurant Health
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Coventry Health Care
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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      • Principal Financial Group
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      3.6 based on 9 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Ralston's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (8)
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      Specialties

      • Dermatology
      • Cosmetic Dermatology
      • Dermatologic Oncology
      • Dermatologic Surgery

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      • Dermatology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acne
      • Actinic Keratosis
      • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Bedsores
      • Benign Tumor
      • Birthmark
      • Cancer
      • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
      • Dermatitis
      • Dermatological Disorders
      • Dry Skin
      • Folliculitis
      • Fungal Nail Infection
      • Hair Loss
      • Hidradenitis
      • Intertrigo
      • Itchy Skin
      • Lipomas
      • Melanoma
      • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
      • Psoriasis
      • Rash
      • Ringworm
      • Rosacea
      • Seborrheic Dermatitis
      • Seborrheic Keratosis
      • Skin Aging
      • Skin Cancer
      • Skin Discoloration
      • Skin Diseases
      • Skin Disorders
      • Skin Infections
      • Skin Lesion
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
      • Telogen Effluvium
      • Ulcer
      • Varicose Veins
      • Warts
      • Wrinkles

      Procedures Performed

      • 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

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      • 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

      • Medical School
        University Of Texas Medical School At Houston

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        University of Texas Houston

        Completed in 2002

      • Residency Hospital
        Suny Buffalo School Of Med

        Completed in 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
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      • 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
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      Dr. Ralston's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Dermatology
      • Board certified in Dermatology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Ralston's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Ralston

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients