Dr. Richard Glogau, MD

Dr. Richard Glogau, MD

Dermatopathology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Richard Glogau, MD is a dermatopathology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1973 and specializes in dermatopathology.

350 Parnassus Ave Ste 400

San Francisco, CA 94117

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Glogau's Experience

Dr. Glogau's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatopathology
  • Board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatopathology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

71  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Penn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Ucsf
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Ucsf
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • San Francisco Chronicle's SuperDoctors.com, 2012
  • US News & World Report Top Doctors Top 1%, 2012
  • Castle & Connolly's Top Doctors, 2012
  • Woodward & White's Best Doctors, 2012
Media & Publications
  • Botulinum toxin. In Fitzpatricks Dermatology in General Medicine, Wolff, K., Goldsmith, L., Katz, S., Gilchrest, B., Paller, A., Leffell, D. eds., 8th edition, Ch. 255., 2012
  • Cosmetic Surgery: Systematic Evaluation of the Aging Face. In Dermatology. Bolognia, J., Jorizzo, J., and Rapini, R. eds., Ch. 152., 2012
  • Newspaper interviews,
  • A randomized, evaluator-blinded, controlled study of the effectiveness and safety of a small gel particle hyaluronic acid for lip augmentation. Dermatol Surg. 2012 Jul;38(7 Pt 2):1180-92., 2012
  • Fillers: from past to future. Semin Cutan Med Surg, 2012 Jun;31(2), 78-87., 2012
  • Results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a botulinum toxin type A topical gel for the treatment of moderate-to-severe lateral canthal lines. J Drugs Dermatol. January 2012;2(1):15-22., 2012
  • Fillers: Evolution, regression, and the future. In Soft Tissue Augmentation. 3rd ed. Carruthers, J. and Carruthers, A. eds. In Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology, Dover, J.S. and Alam, M., series eds. Chapter 2, 2012, 2012
  • Magazine Interviews,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Glogau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Glogau to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Glogau'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 (1)

I believe he is one of the best dermatologist I have seen.
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