Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD

Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD

DermatologyFemaleAge 73

Accepting new patients

Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD is a Dermatologist in Bossier City, LA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Louisiana State University Medical Center medical school in 1989. She is affiliated with medical facilities WK Bossier Health Center and WK Pierremont Health Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Futrell to book an appointment.

Office Hours

2300 Hospital Dr Ste 400 Bossier City, LA 71111

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Locations

Ark-La-Tex Dermatology - Bossier City

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(318) 215-7245
Ark-La-Tex Dermatology - Bossier City2300 Hospital Dr Ste 400 Bossier City, LA 71111
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Ark-La-Tex Dermatology

New Patient?
(318) 215-7245
Ark-La-Tex Dermatology - Shreveport1811 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop Ste 160 Shreveport, LA 71105
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Futrell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Futrell

4.2

Based on 114 ratings

5 Stars
73.6842105263158%
(84)
4 Stars
6.140350877192983%
(7)
3 Stars
1.7543859649122806%
(2)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(6)
1 Star
13.157894736842104%
(15)
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What went well
  • Staff friendliness (81)
  • Listened & answered questions (72)
  • Appointment scheduling (71)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (19)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (19)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (17)
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Excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 15, 2021
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I was very pleased with the promptness with which I saw the Dr. Dr Futrell was very cordial. I was most satisfied with the overall visit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
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C. M. Igo – Apr 10, 2021
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Dr Futrell and her staff are AMAZING. I have been seeing Dr Futrell for over 10 years (she was at Green Clinic in Ruston). When she left I followed her, so I take the day off and drive from Monroe just to see them. No plans to change!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tim Rightsell – Apr 09, 2021
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On and out quickly. Easy to talk to. Took care of all my needs in one visit.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
No results
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Katie Kimbell – Apr 08, 2021
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Dr Furtrell was polite and made sure I understood what she was explaining to me. She has a good bedside manner.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 08, 2021
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Everybody there were wonderful. Especially Dr Futrell
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
No results
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John Rees – Apr 07, 2021
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all safety precautions taken in the office, appointment on time, all issues accomplished.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Joyce S Bridges – Mar 20, 2021
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Dr Futrell and her staff are always kind, professional, and attentive to me. Always. Great experience!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kristi Lane – Mar 17, 2021
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Excellent service have no complaints. 5star
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Roy Johnson – Mar 13, 2021
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Wonderful, attentive and kind front office staff. Nurse and Dr. we’re very attentive and explained everything in detail.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 06, 2021
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Dr Futrell and everyone on her staff are so nice. Quick efficient service. Always good quality health care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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CC – Mar 03, 2021
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Dr. Futrell is very thorough, always taking time for any questions have, as well as explaining the treatments she will be doing. She is extremely kind & caring & has helped improve my skin so much both Cosmetically & Medically.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Edie Holland – Mar 02, 2021
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Was very brief. Very little personal conversation, straight to business.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
What could be improved
No results
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James – Feb 28, 2021
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If you’re looking for skin products she’s great. But I’m not using her for health issues with skin.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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Feb 15, 2021
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Fast and efficient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Vickie Prothro – Feb 14, 2021
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Very pleasant.... no complaints.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kristi – Feb 12, 2021
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Friendly and caring environment Would definitely recommend Dr Futrell.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 05, 2021
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Very informative, honest and forthright. Very pleased with my visit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Laura Wallace – Feb 05, 2021
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Futrell to my friends and family snd I have. She has always given me the best care.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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Barbara Bradshaw – Jan 28, 2021
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The staff was friendly and I loved Dr. Futrell. She was kind and reassured me since I was very nervous. Great physician.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tammy – Jan 27, 2021
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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Futrell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Itchy Skin
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Futrell treats Itchy Skin more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Futrell treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Boil
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Futrell treats Boil more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Futrell treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Excision of Skin Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Futrell performs Excision of Skin Cancer more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Futrell performs this procedure more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Futrell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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(318) 215-7245

Dr. Futrell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gilsbar 360
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthPlus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
NovaSys Health
PPO Plus
Private HealthCare Systems
Railroad Medicare
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

About Me

Biography

Dr. Futrell is a native of Arkansas who has lived in Shreveport for more than 30 years. After graduation from the University of Arkansas with a B.S. in...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

Tulane University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1989
Louisiana State University Medical Center
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD?

Call (318) 215-7245 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (318) 212-7800 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Futrell has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Futrell's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Futrell frequently treats Itchy Skin, Boil, and Excision of Skin Cancer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Futrell treats.

Where is Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD's office located?

Dr. Futrell's office is located at 2300 Hospital Dr Ste 400, Bossier City, LA 71111. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Futrell is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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WK Bossier Health Center

Bossier City, LA

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

WK Pierremont Health Center

Shreveport, LA

1 Award Received