Dr. Lucius Blanchard, MD

Dr. Lucius Blanchard, MD

Dermatology | Male | 74 years old

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Luke Blanchard, M.D., graduated from the University of North Carolina, School of Medicine in 1968. He completed his internship and...Read more

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in Las Vegas, NV |
I think he may have forgotten to sterilize/swab one of the cancers he removed. His bedside manner is the worst I have ever experienced. I had 5 areas treated the second time I was there - did not take very long but he DID NOT SPEAK TO ME the entire time. He talked to the assistant - period. I was referred by GP. I let them Blanchard's office know when I left that I would not be back and was still unhappy when I got home so called my GP and let them know as well.
in North Las Vegas, NV |
Would never recommend Dr.Blanchard.His bedside manner is what gives doctors their bad reputation. He was pompous and condescending speaking to his assistants and ignoring me not to mention his gruff examination. He misdiagnosed me with malignant skin cancer before any biopsy was done and directed the information to the technician,not me, that I overheard because he was standing right in front of me.
Las Vegas, NV |
Been a patient for many years. always very satisfied with treatment.
in Las Vegas, NV |
My experience w Dr. Blanchard & LVSCC staff were exceptionally terrible. I don't think Blanchard ever came to a full stop in and out of the office the number of times we met. I was nervous to start accutane & asked for a brief rundown of expectations. He answered literally none of my questions. After a few unhelpful/rushed appointments, I completed all extensive paperwork required & staff lost it ALL. I have never death with such an inefficient/uncaring staff. Avoid, save your time & copays.
in Las Vegas, NV |
These doctors, the entire group, are scum. They have contracted with the Medicare Advantage plans and treat the patients like they are the enemy. My mom had a severe lesion and Dr. Blanchard, after HIS staff, made an appointment with him, told her he didn't see Medicare Advantage patients and walked out of the exam room. His physician assistant came in and did the biopsy. A week later we learned she had cancer and we canceled her Medicare Advantage plan and took her to a private dermatologist.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr Blanchard did a Mohs procedure on a basal cell lesion I have had for far too long. He was swift and quick and thorough with the removal of the lesion. He explained to me what to expect as far as follow up and scarring. He asked me personal questions while he worked to take my mind off the digging/scraping he was doing. I liked him. He was very good. He got it in one shot. Did not have to go back to remove more after the initial removal (google mohs procedure to understand more)
in Henderson, NV |
This is a busy office run by a competent, efficient staff. It is a paperless office; the usual repetitive forms have been replaced by a user-friendly computer system. Dr. Blanchard is polite, knowledgeable, and took the time to give me a more thorough examination than I expected . He solved my problems in one visit, and said there is no reason to even have a follow-up, that most doctors would have required, usually seemingly to pad their bill. This office is top notch and professional.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Had skin cancer remover from my right ear. Very pleased with the DR. and his staff
in Las Vegas, NV |
TERRIABLE,TERRIABLE Doctor
in Las Vegas, NV |
Worse Doctor i have ever seen in my life, his bed side manners are terrible,went there for an appointment , waited an hour and 15 minutes, saw him for 1 minute and 14 seconds , there was blood on the bad, i had a discoloration on my butt , no privacy at all ,he told me to strip which made me very very uncomfrtable, he was rushing to get out of the room i thought he might come back but never did, left his office with a million questions in my head, it was just a waste of time and money.
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Luke Blanchard, M.D., graduated from the University of North Carolina, School of Medicine in 1968. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia. Following service in the U.S. Army, he became Chief Medical Resident at the University of Louisville Kentucky, and remained there for his residency in Dermatology. He completed a post-graduate fellowship in Mohs Skin Cancer Micrographic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin with Dr. Frederic Mohs.

Dr. Blanchard is board certified in Internal Medicine and Dermatology, and is a fellow in the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and is active in other professional organizations and civic clubs. Dr. Blanchard is on the faculty of the University of Nevada, School of Medicine, and the University Medical

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  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Sensitivity
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Scars
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1968

  • Internship Hospital
    Med College Of Georgia

    Completed in 1969

  • Residency Hospital
    Louisville Hosps

    Completed in 1975

    Med College Of Georgia

    Completed in 1970

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Wisc

    Completed in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

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