Dr. Richard Hempstead, MD

Dr. Richard Hempstead, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Hempstead, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Las Cruces, NM. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

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
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Warts
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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hempstead to family and friends
3.7
based on 7 total reviews (1 with 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)

in Las Cruces NM |
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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Dr. Hempstead accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
    Commercial

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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