Dr. Ralph Massey, DPM

Dr. Ralph Massey, DPM

Dermatology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Ralph Massey, DPM is a dermatologist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from King's College London School Of Medicine, University Of London in 1989 and specializes in dermatology.

1260 15th St Ste 1401

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of California
  • Medicare
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cancer
high
more than 77% of peers
Skin Cancer
high
more than 76% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Massey "To provide the highest standard of medical care possible, in an individualized, empathetic manner."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

18  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Cambridge University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • King's College London School Of Medicine, University Of London
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The Medical Research Council Scholarship, 1986
  • Cambridge University Mphil High Honors, 1992
  • The Kings College Council Scholarship, 1985
  • The ESR Council Scholarship, 1991
  • Theodore Tromovitch Award, 1997
Media & Publications
  • Acrospiroma in Post Rhytidectomy Patient, 2009
  • Lasers in Dermatology: a Review, Cutis 2001
  • Laser Surgery for the New Millennium, 2000
  • Comparison of Frozen with Paraffin Sections in DFSP, 1998
  • Laser Resurfacing as Skin Cancer Prophylaxis, 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Massey's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Massey to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Massey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (2)

I was diagnosed with skin cancer on my lower lip. When I heard “cancer”and that it can spread quickly on the lip, I admit I decided to forego getting additional opinions. Besides, all my doctors told me he was THE guy. HA! He is extremely arrogant, doesn’t give good explanation of what he’s...more
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Dr. Massey's skills are excellent. He is a conservative surgeon, clear, calm, realistic. I had Moh's surgery on the side of my nose and the reconstruction was very good. I recommended him to my mother in law fir Moh's surgery by her eyelid and he did a fantastic job. I highly recommend him.
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