Dr. Richard Hempstead, MD

Dr. Richard Hempstead, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Richard Hempstead, MD is a dermatologist in Las Cruces, NM and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1976 and specializes in dermatology.

509 S Main St Ste B

Las Cruces, NM 88001

Contact Information

(575) 525-0505

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hempstead performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Shingles
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ringworm
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Hempstead's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

26  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Other (12/17/2015)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New Mexico

Education

  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1944

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hempstead has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hempstead has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hempstead's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hempstead to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hempstead's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Gave one star because there is no way to give none! Scheduled an appointment 3 months ago as a new patient, my husband has to schedule his days off @ least a month in advance because he works M-F 5am-7pm. Received a call the day before the appointment and was told they had to reschedule as the...more
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