Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD

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Dermatology | Female

Ark-La-Tex Dermatology - Bossier City 2300 Hospital Dr Ste 400 Bossier City, LA 71111 Get Directions
Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD
Dr. Josephine Futrell, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Bossier City, LA. She is 69 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Futrell is affiliated with Willis Knighton South and the Center for Women's Health, Willis-Knighton Medical Center and Willis Knighton Bossier Health Center.

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Dr. Futrell's Reviews

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based on 27 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Futrell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
Shreveport, LA |
This doctor is one of the worst doctors I've ever seen. She makes you feel like a number and both times I've seen her she has spent less than two minutes in the room with me. Doesn't listen, doesn't answer questions and didn't even schedule a follow up appointment. The staff seemed polite and helpful. I wish I could say the same about her.
Shreveport, LA |
If I could leave zero stars I would. She did not want to listen to me at all. Did not seem to be concerned at all, it was more like I was wasting her time. Her office never called back with test results like they said they would. I get the impression that she is more of a botox doc to fix old lady wrinkles, not true skin ailments. My skin problems were because of the harsh winters we have, IN LOUISIANA! Odd thing is here it is June and the problem persists.
Bossier City, LA |
If I could leave zero stars I would. Extremely rushed each time I saw her. Does not take the time to listen to her patients. No compassion at all. Time to retire?
Shreveport, LA |
Dr.Futrell is an excellent dermatologist. I have been her Patient for 20 years and have always had great results with her treatments for my skin and face. She is knowledgeable and always up to date with current procedures and treatments. I highly recommend her.
in Bossier City, LA |
Very expensive for what little you get.
in Shreveport, La |
I've seen Dr. Futrell before and I must say she's a very professional woman. She was very thorough and I was seen in a timely fashion. In and out with no problems. The front office staff was very polite as well. The nursing staff was awesome as well. They made sure I received my prescription from the pharmacy that was called in by them. Nothing but great things about Dr. Futrell and the entire Arklatex Derm Crew!!
in Shreveport, LA |
Very nice, thorough. My concerns were addressed appropriately.
in Shreveport, LA |
Staff was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Dr. Futrell was very personable and able to not only diagnose and treat a problem others could not but make me feel completely at ease. That is experience!
in Shreveport |
Wait times are way too long. Add 40+ minutes to your appointment time.
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  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State University Medical Center

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal