Dr. Jerold Olson, MD

Dr. Jerold Olson, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Jerold Olson, MD is a dermatologist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Arizona in 1987 and specializes in dermatology and facial plastic surgery.Read his story

7418 N La Cholla Blvd

Tucson, AZ 85741

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • Tricare

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Facial Fracture
more than 77% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
more than 45% of peers
Skin Cancer
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Olson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Olson "Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery, Dr. Jerold Olson is a facial plastic surgeon in Tucson. He is a native of Southern Arizona and was educated both as an undergraduate and medical student at the University of Arizona. To meet with Dr. Olson, request a consultation online or call (520) 731-1110. Training & Professional Accomplishments After graduating from medical school, Dr. Olson began general surgery training at the University of Texas San Antonio, followed by a residency in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern. He completed a fellowship in facial plastic surgery at the prestigious Hedgewood Surgical Center in New Orleans, LA under the preceptorship of Dr. Calvin Johnson. Dr. Olson returned to Tucson, Arizona, in 1995 as section chief of otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery at the University of Arizona Medical Center (UMC). While he was there, UMC was nationally recognized for excellence in the area of head and neck surgery. Dr. Olson was the first fellowship trained facial plastic surgeon in Southern Arizona. Dr. Olson established his private practice in 2001. Then in December 2007, he teamed up with board-certified dermatologist Dr. Katherine A. Orlick and founded Foothills Dermatology & Facial Plastic Surgery. Areas of Specialization Currently, Dr. Olson practices a wide range of facial plastic surgery procedures, both cosmetic and reconstructive. He also is involved with the Children's Rehabilitative Services clinic for the treatment of children with congenital deformities. Dr. Olson is known for his expertise in performing rhinoplasty, including the correction of both cosmetic and functional nasal problems. He has been an invited speaker on the topic of rhinoplasty both locally and internationally. Husband & Father Dr. Olson is married to Mercy Olson, RN who plays an active role in the practice. They have two kids and enjoy the many outdoor activities that Southern Arizona has to offer."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Olson "Dr. Jerold Olson is a facial plastic surgeon and rhinoplasty specialist at Foothills Dermatology & Facial Plastic Surgery in Tucson, AZ. Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery, Dr. Olson performs a full range of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures including rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, facelift, otoplasty (ear surgery), and brow lift. Please visit his website for a full list of available procedures."

2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Facial Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

12  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • ENT Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Hair Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Fellowship In Facial Plastic Surgery At Hedgewood Surgical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Section Chief Of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery At The University Of Arizona Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Olson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olson's Reviews

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178 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (178)

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Dr. Olson's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I took my Mom to see Dr. Olson for a removal and pathology of a tumor inside the forward vestibule of her nose. His knowledge and attention to detail was beyond reproach. He is a Physician that will listen to you and will take the necessary time to explain in detail what needs to be done. He is a...more
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