Dr. Laurie Shinn, MD

Dr. Laurie Shinn, MD

Pediatric Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Laurie Shinn, MD is a pediatric dermatology doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. She is 53 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Hemangioma
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hidradenitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Port Wine Stain
  • Psoriasis
  • Purpura
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shinn to family and friends
3.7
based on 19 total reviews (4 with 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)

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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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Richmond, VA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shinn accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Carelink PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Optima Health
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
    Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shinn has admitting privileges

Bon Secours - St. Mary's Hospital
5801 Bremo Rd
Richmond, VA 23226
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CJW Medical Center - Chippenham
7101 Jahnke Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
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Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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