Dr. Richard Cirelli, MD

Dr. Richard Cirelli, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Richard Cirelli, MD is a dermatologist in Prescott, AZ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in dermatology, procedural dermatology, and more.Read his story

955 Black Dr Ste A

Prescott, AZ 86305

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Cirelli's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cirelli " Richard A. Cirelli, MD, FAAD Dr. Cirelli is a board certified dermatologist. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.Dr. Cirelli is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended the Hahnemann University Medical School; trained in internal medicine at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, followed by research fellowship at the University of Texas in Galveston. He has numerous publications in medical journals and medical text books.He attended and completed Dermatology Residency, a three year specialized training at the University of Michigan. Dr. Cirelli is a board certified dermatologist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. Dermatology specialty 1999: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Medical Doctorine 1991: Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania B.A. 1987: La Salle University, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaHigh School: William Penn Charter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dermatology Residency, University of Michigan, July 1996 - June 1999 Research Fellow at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Dept. of Microbiology and Internal Medicine, July 1993 – July 1995 Intern and Resident, July 1991 - June 1993, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cirelli "Our office is dedicated to you and your skin's health and beauty. We stay up to date on the latest techniques and procedures. We have new "state of the art" facility. Doctor Cirelli is the only one to diagnose and treat patients at SunWest Dermatology. We do not have PA's and NP's (Physician's Assistants and Nurse Practitioners) due to the specialty nature of the practice.

Since Dr. Cirelli sees all patients personally, there is continuity of care. At SunWest Dermatology, we help patients make informed educational choices about their dermatological treatments."

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

113  Conditions Treated

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56  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Destruction of Vaginal Lesion
  • 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 Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Care
  • Nail Surgery
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • 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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  • Hahnemann University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cirelli has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cirelli's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cirelli to family and friends
20 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cirelli's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Recently switched to Dr. Cirelli because my appointments kept being moved or I was scheduled to see the Doctor but he never showed so I would have to see the PA. Dr. Cirelli has always been on time. He will remove anything that I ask. I appreciate that he is a stand up guy because even though he...more
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I recently had my new patient consult with Dr. Cirelli. He has very poor interpersonal skills but more importantly my exam was unprofessional for a board certified dermatologist. My former dermatologist in Phoenix who is P.A. was more thorough. Dr. Cirelli simply examined my head and upper torso....more
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I apologize you feel this way about your visit to our office. I would like to hear more regarding your visit to see if there is a way we can make it right. No patient complaints have been brought to my attention as I like to address those immediately. I do see the 2 reviews written and would like you to elaborate. Please contact me at the office so we can get this all resolved! (928) 445-7546, Christina

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Nice guy. Will do whatever you ask, but you had better ask or full body scan will not be done. Office staff semi-surly. Too busy to be efficient.
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Very nice staff and nice doctor!
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My husband had to have a Basel cell cancer from his face removed. I am so thankful that I switched to Dr. Cirelli because my husband and I are extremely happy with the result. Dr. cirelli 's work is meticulous. I am also happy with his low keyed down to earth disposition. He is the least arrogant...more
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