Dr. Richard Hammond, MD

Dr. Richard Hammond, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Hammond, MD is a dermatologist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1967 and specializes in dermatology.

334 S Patterson Ave Ste 105

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

Contact Information

(805) 964-1514

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
very high
more than 94% of peers
Lipomas
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Purpura
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Wadsworth Va Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Oreg
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Wadsworth Va Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammond has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammond's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammond to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hammond's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Santa Barbara, CA |
He was friendly, knowledgeable, interested in my concerns.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hammond accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hammond has admitting privileges

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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