Dr. Raymond Kuwahara, MD

Dr. Raymond Kuwahara, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Raymond Kuwahara, MD is a dermatologist in Sioux City, IA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in dermatology.

2730 Pierce St Ste 300

Sioux City, IA 51104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas


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Itchy Skin
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

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  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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.


  • Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Tn College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kuwahara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kuwahara's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuwahara to family and friends
based on 28 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kuwahara's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Sioux City
I was referred to Dr. Kuwahara from my primary care doctor. I found him to be very rude and condescending. He used his tablet to google what he thought I had and then read to me from the google document. Pretty sure I could have done that at home for free. When I asked questions, he brushed...more
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in Cherokee
I didn't have a pleasant appointment with him. I am pregnant with severe acne. He says to me " 1 in 500 pregnant women have bad acne" Really!! Might as well tell me I'm the only one with bad acne. Not something to say to a pregnant woman seeking help. I was then prescribed a medication and went...more
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in North Sioux City, SD
Outstanding! He has caught my skin cancer early, kept my skin looking great and assisted my son deal with acne. Best Doctor.
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in Sioux City, IA
Excellent bedside manor, very friendly. Very knowledgeable and was able to answer all of my questions. I would without a doubt recommend Dr. Kawahara to my family and friends or anyone looking for a dermatologist.
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in Sioux City, Iowa
I've been plagued with Psoriasis, Eczema and Basal Cell Skin Cancer. After moving to Sioux City from the Twin Cities, I was horrified and appalled at many of the doctors here. Dr. Kuwahara is so much better than most! He takes care to listen, understand the problem and has performed an...more
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