Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD

Rheumatology •  Male • Age 75
  
Dr. Deshazo
Accepting new patients

University of Mississippi Health Care

2500 N State St Jackson, MS 39216

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Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Jackson, MS and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Deshazo has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions and Arthritis and Arthropathy than other specialists in his area. 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.


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Dr. Deshazo accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Practice Areas

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Allergic Rhinitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Deshazo treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Deshazo treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo treats Sinusitis more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Deshazo treats this condition more than 61% of their peers

Arthritis and Arthropathy

Arthritis and arthropathy specialists diagnose and treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis that damage joints, causing pain, stiffness and swelling.Compare with other Arthritis and Arthropathy specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo treats Arthritis more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Deshazo treats this condition more than 79% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Deshazo treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deshazo treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Deshazo treats this condition more than 61% of their peers

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Dr. Deshazo's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • 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
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eye Infections
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sulfonamide Allergy
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Deshazo, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Jackson, MS and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Deshazo has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions and Arthritis and Arthropathy than other specialists in h...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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University of Mississippi Health Care

University of Mississippi Health Care2500 N State St Jackson, MS 39216
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University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average