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Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Male · Age 74

Dr. Deshazo

Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1971 and specializes in geriatric medicine and rheumatology.


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Dr. Deshazo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hives
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo treats Hives more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Deshazo treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Hypogammaglobulinemia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo treats Hypogammaglobulinemia more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Deshazo treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Immunodeficiency Syndromes
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo treats Immunodeficiency Syndromes more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Deshazo treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Deshazo's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Children
  • Asthma in Pregnancy
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Drug Allergy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Eosinophilia
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Eye Infections
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sulfonamide Allergy
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1971 and specializes in geriatric medicine and rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1977
Walter Reed Gen Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Walter Reed Army Institute Reg
Fellowship Hospital
1974
Walter Reed Genl Hospital
Residency Hospital
1972
Chldns Hosp/U Ala
Internship Hospital
1971
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1977
1975
1974
1972
1971

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Deshazo's Reviews

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4.7

Based on 6 reviews

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