Dr. Richard D. Deshazo, MD

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Dr. Richard D. Deshazo, MD

Geriatric Medicine | Male

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Dr. Deshazo specializes in Geriatric Medicine and practices in Jackson, MS. He practices at 1 location.

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4.6 based on 5 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Deshazo
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (5)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (5)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (5)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (5)
Dr. Deshazo's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (5)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (5)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (5)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (5)
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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

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  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Children
  • Asthma in Pregnancy
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel 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
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Eosinophilia
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Eye Infections
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sulfonamide Allergy
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    Chldns Hosp/u Ala

    Completed in 1972

  • Residency Hospital
    Walter Reed Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1974

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Institute Reg

    Completed in 1975

    Walter Reed Gen Hospital

    Completed in 1977

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Deshazo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  • Board certified in Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  • Malpractice claims in Mississippi not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Deshazo's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Deshazo

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients