Dr. Richard Sherman, MD

Dr. Richard Sherman, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(8)
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Dr. Richard Sherman, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

2633 Napoleon Ave Ste 815

New Orleans, LA 70115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Warts
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
24

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Keloid Scar
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
10

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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 1988
  • Med Center La New Orleans Tulane
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sherman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sherman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sherman to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Sherman's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (3)

New Orleans |
Dr. Sherman has been my dermatologist for at least 15 years. I have had four basal cell carcinoma cancers on my skin he has removed at different times without noticeable scars, as well as dermafillers to improve some acne scarring. I have been very well pleased with his work. Not only is he...more
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in Arabi |
I found Dr. Sherman via a highly recommended referral. He knows his stuff! Not only does he have time, but if you call, he will call you back promptly. I have never felt rushed, and he always has the time to answer my laundry list of questions. I have been to numerous dermatologist and he is up...more
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in New Orleans, LA |
Worst experience ever with a doctor! I advised him what I was there for, showed him, & he NEVER EVEN SAT DOWN. He was in there with me all of about two minutes -- seriously! I'm laid back & not real talkative, but I did try to ask a couple of q's to learn what was causing my problem. He cut me off,...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sherman accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sherman has admitting privileges

Touro Infirmary
1401 Foucher St
New Orleans, LA 70115
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