Dr. Richard Walters, MD

Dr. Richard Walters, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(6)
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Dr. Richard Walters, MD is a dermatologist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1973 and specializes in dermatology.

3915 Watson Rd

Saint Louis, MO 63109

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Dermatitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Skin Infections
high
more than 85% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
high
more than 79% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walters "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Itchy Skin
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
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Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

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

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Waterbury Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walters to family and friends
4.7
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Walters' 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in St Louis, MO |
Dr Walters is a very friendly nice man and a good doctor. Made me feel very much at ease, detailed diagnosis in detail in easy to understand language & drawings. Both visits resulted in removal of a benign keratosis with liquid nitrogen. He explained how to take care of the areas in the 3 weeks it...more
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in Saint Louis, MO |
I would highly recommend Dr. Walters. He's intelligent, patient and cares about his clients.
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There was very little if any wait time to see Dr. Walters. He was always attentive, and courteous. His staff was very friendly and accommodating. He always answered and cured my problems.
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Dr. Walters accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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