Dr. John West Jr, MD

Dr. John West Jr, MD

Mohs Micrographic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. John West Jr, MD is a mohs micrographic surgery specialist in Mystic, CT and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of California At San Diego in 1986 and specializes in mohs micrographic surgery and dermatology.

34 Water St Ste 2

Mystic, CT 06355

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • HealthyCT
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Leg and Foot Ulcers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

32  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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 California At San Diego
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Mary Med Ctr-Ucla
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • U Ca Davis Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Richard G Bennett MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. West Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. West Jr's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. West Jr to family and friends
31 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. West Jr'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 (14)

My name is Bob DePerry, 67, from Stonington Ct I was referred by several of my friends and co-workers to see Dr. John West. I am so thankful I took their advice. I had a substantial area of cancer removed from my upper left cheek bone area, which spread from just under the left eye to the bottom...more
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Dr. West is a skin cancer surgeon sometime you have to wait for surgery it blows my mind that people complain about a wait. When I have a Dr. doing surgery on my face I would rather the one who takes his time a does it right not rushes!! His audio books are to help the patient take their mind off a...more
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Dr. West recently performed Mos surgery on me. I am so happy with the results. I found his staff to be extremely friendly and helpful. I felt at ease as soon as I walked in the office. I was able to schedule an appointment within a week and my surgery was the next week. I have read negative...more
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I recently underwent MOHs surgery by Dr. West and I could not be more pleased with the care and treatment by Dr. West and his staff. To be sure, when I was first diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma on my face and was prescribed surgery to remove; I began to experience quite a lot of anxiety...more
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I am very pleased with the professional and exceptional care I received at Seaport Dermatology. Dr. West is very thorough and addressed all of my many concerns, and did not rush me and my questions, or procedure. This may be why the waiting room sometimes gets backed up. I am very happy to...more
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