Dr. Richard Parkinson, MD

Dr. Richard Parkinson, MD

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Dermatology  |  
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69 y/o
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Dr. Richard Parkinson, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Provo, UT. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Read his story

Parkinson Dermatology and Associates

5314 N 250 W Ste 220

Provo, UT 84604
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Impetigo
very high
more than 97% of peers
Warts
very high
more than 96% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Parkinson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parkinson "Dr. Parkinson is Board Certified in both dermatology and pathology. He earned his Medical Degree at Tulane University and received his specialty training there and at UCLA. He began his dermatology practice in Utah in 1978. His special interests are skin cancer and rare skin diseases. Dr. Parkinson is on the staff of Utah Valley Regional Medical Center and Timpanogos Regional Hospital. He is the director of dermatology education for the IHC Family Practice Residency Program and serves on the Board of Governors of Tulane Medical School."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parkinson Dr. Richard Parkinson and his entire staff are dedicated to offering you the very best dermatology care available anywhere. We stress prevention, early detection, safe and effective treatments and careful follow-through. We are committed to treating our patients with kindness, courtesy and thoroughness. In a nut shell, we treat our patients as we would like to be treated.
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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

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Keloid
  • Acneiform Eruption
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adult Acne
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atypical Mole
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Basosquamous Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dandruff
  • Dermal Melanoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Erysipelas
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • External Ear Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gorlin Syndrome
  • Granuloma Annulare
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Hand Eczema
  • Hemangioma
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Keratosis
  • Lice
  • Lyme Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Psoriasis
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Pemphigoid
  • Photosensitivity
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Ringworm of the Beard
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Seborrhoea
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Laxity
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thinning of Skin
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts
  • Xerosis

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Procedures

  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Chemical Peel
  • Chemodenervation
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Destruction of Vaginal Lesion
  • Electrocautery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Care
  • Nail Surgery
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Charity Hospital New Orleans
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Charity Hospital New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of California - Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parkinson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parkinson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parkinson to family and friends
4.7
based on 436 total reviews
Dr. Parkinson'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
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Dr. Parkinson accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Parkinson has admitting privileges

Timpanogos Regional Hospital
750 W 800 N
Orem, UT 84057
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Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
1034 N 500 W
Provo, UT 84604
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