Dr. Leilani Townsend, DO

Dr. Leilani Townsend, DO

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Leilani Townsend, DO is a dermatologist in University Pl, WA. She graduated from University College of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in dermatology, anti-aging medicine, and more.

5225 Cirque Dr W Ste 200

University Pl, WA 98467

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • MultiPlan

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Cold Sore
very high
more than 98% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Townsend "At Cascade Eye & Skin Centers, P.C., we know that the quality of your skin affects how you feel and how people see you. Our team of experienced skin care professionals includes dermatologists, dermatology physician assistants and master aestheticians. They specializes in a range of services addressing all possible skin care conditions as well as providing one of the largest cosmetic practices in the South Sound area. The dermatology division of Cascade Eye & Skin Centers, P.C. currently operates from five of our six locations (University Place, Gig Harbor, Puyallup, Sunrise and Auburn). There are four Cascade Cosmetic Center locations (University Place, Gig Harbor, Puyallup and Sunrise) offering an abundance of treatments, including lasers and chemical peels, to improve various skin concerns."
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7  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Townsend does not have any board certifications listed.

144  Conditions Treated

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76  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
  • Botox® Injection
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Destruction of Vaginal Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Electrocautery
  • Electrosurgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • LED Light Treatment for Acne
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Care
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Psoriasis
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Phototherapy
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Leilani Townsend, DO
Wonderful beside manner. She took the time to make sure everything was done correctly, thoroughly and that I was comfortable. I wish she could be my PCP! THANK YOU DR. TOWNSEND! ??
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Stacie H. in Lakewood, WA – Jun 21, 2018
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does not listen to patients even with photographs of what has happened to your skin. i pulled 30+ long hairs from a cyst and had pictures and she still called me delusional extremely untrustworthy and unprofessional doctor who accused me of lying about a chronic problem i’ve had my entire life
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Jan 03, 2018
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Dr. Townsend did an exceptional job removing a potentially fatal melanoma mole off my arm. Dr. Townsend explained the entire procedure so that I (not a doctor) could understand. Along with being extremely knowledgable Dr. Townsend made me feel right at home with her kindness and calm demeanor. I...Read More
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University Place WA – Aug 10, 2016
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Dr Townsend is incredible! I had a really scary looking melonoma on my arm and she was so great in how she was so caring and concerned about me as a person. She was very honest (which was scary) but very caring (which was very reassuring). Now that I have gone back to her for an excision, I have...Read More
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Ray Steve Dally in Tacoma, WA – Jun 27, 2016
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Dr Townsend is a great doctor. She is extremely knowledgable and has a wonderful bedside manner. I felt like she really cared about me and my skin. Ill be back and will send my friends to her if they need a dermatologist.
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Feb 11, 2016
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