Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD

RheumatologyMaleAge 76

Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Jackson, MS and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham medical school in 1971. He is affiliated with University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Deshazo to book an appointment.

Dr. Deshazo

State of Mississippi Univ. of Mississippi Medical Center

2500 N State St Jackson, MS 39216
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Deshazo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Bone Density Scan
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo performs Bone Density Scan more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Deshazo performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Musculoskeletal Function Test
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Dr. Deshazo performs Musculoskeletal Function Test more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Deshazo performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Joint Fluid Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo performs Joint Fluid Test more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Deshazo performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Deshazo's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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(601) 815-3858

Dr. Deshazo accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Deshazo's Reviews

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4.7

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Jackson, MS and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • 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
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What are Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Deshazo frequently treats Bone Density Scan, Musculoskeletal Function Test, and Joint Fluid Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Deshazo treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD's office located?

Dr. Deshazo's office is located at 2500 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

State of Mississippi Univ. of Mississippi Medical Center2500 N State St Jackson, MS 39216
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Affiliated Hospitals

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University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average