Dr. James Ralston, MD

Dr. James Ralston, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Ralston, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in McKinney, TX. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

5801 Virginia Pkwy # 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

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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

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
37

Conditions Treated

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

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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

Dr. Ralston does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ralston and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Ralston's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ralston to family and friends
3.6
based on 9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ralston accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ralston has admitting privileges

Medical City McKinney
4500 Medical Center Dr
McKinney, TX 75069
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