Dr. Richard Waldman, MD

Dr. Richard Waldman, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Richard Waldman, MD is a dermatologist in Fall River, MA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 1971 and specializes in dermatology.

235 Hanover St Ste 308

Fall River, MA 02720

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

47  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waldman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waldman to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Waldman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Just came back from this office the staff there challenged the.legitamacy of my service dog. They kept asking for registration papers (a real service dog has none) and despite my continually asking for them to please look up the rules at ADA.gov they kept challenging me. Finally the older office...more
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Started seeing Dr Waldman a little over 5 years ago for a skin lesion I had that looked suspicious. He too was concerned and fit me in for surgery within a week and sure enough it came back as cancer. I was scared and he talked to and explained I would have to go up to Boston and what to expect....more
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Dr Waldman was great, I had been to another doctor and was not pleased, after one visit and some new meds I was on my way to clear skin. I had a rash that was a little tricky to figure out, but the doc did. I can't thank him enough for his help.
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Any skin problem I've ever had, he seemed to cure overnight. I call him my miracle worker. Eczema, psoriasis, warts on my fingers, chapped cracked skin in the corner of my mouth or eye, that never seemed to heal after spending hundreds on over the counter remedies. I shouldn't have wasted my time...more
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