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Dr. Laurie Shinn, MD

Pediatric Dermatology ·  Female · Age 54

Dr. Shinn

Dr. Laurie Shinn, MD is a pediatric dermatology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in pediatric dermatology, pediatrics, and more.


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(804) 282-0831

Dr. Shinn accepts the following insurance:

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Shinn's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Skin Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shinn treats Skin Infections more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Shinn treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Acne
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shinn treats Acne more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Shinn treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Dermatitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shinn treats Dermatitis more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Shinn treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Shinn's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • 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
  • Genital Herpes
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Hemangioma
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lice
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Phototherapy
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Port Wine Stain
  • Psoriasis
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wart Treatment
  • Warts

About Me

Care Philosophy

Commonwealth Dermatology exists to serve as the premier provider of compassionate, high quality dermatology services for the central Virginia region.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shinn's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shinn

3.7

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
57.89473684210526%
(11)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
15.789473684210526%
(3)
1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(3)

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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...Read 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...Read 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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