Dr. Laurie Shinn, MD

Dr. Laurie Shinn, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
(19)
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Dr. Laurie Shinn, MD is a pediatric dermatology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in pediatric dermatology, pediatrics, and more.

7001 Forest Ave Ste 400

Richmond, VA 23230

Contact Information

(804) 282-0831

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shinn performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dermatitis
normal
more than 82% of peers
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
normal
more than 80% of peers
Rosacea
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Shinn's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shinn "Commonwealth Dermatology exists to serve as the premier provider of compassionate, high quality dermatology services for the central Virginia region."

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatric Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

29  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Laser Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Phototherapy
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Wart Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • James Madison Universiy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Med College Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shinn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shinn's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shinn to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Shinn'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

5 month wait to get an appointment, literally from registration, appointment to back in my car = a total of 9 minutes. Staff was amazing however her lack of attention and detail is somewhat concerning. This was 2nd appointment - and same outcome. Will be actively seeking a new dermatologist.
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My husband and I have been seeing Dr. Shinn for about 12 years. She is always professional, personable and she LISTENS! She excels at diagnosing and treatment. Growing up in the era of baby oil mixed with iodine to tan...we both have had numerous lesions that she cared for and not once have we had...more
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She seemed to be too disgusted to touch my face and came off as cold and unfriendly. She also said my skin condition is a sign of diabetes which is untrue because first, she failed to identify what the skin condition was, and she isn't an endocrine physician to even suggest diabetes. Therefore, I...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Shinn for over 2 years. She is very patient with every question I have. She thoroughly explains all treatment plans. Her staff seems very intelligent and professional. I recommend her to all of my family and friends. Thanks Dr. Shinn!!
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