Dr. Venessa Pena-Robichaux, MD

Dr. Venessa Pena-Robichaux, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 35
(68)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Venessa Pena-Robichaux, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Buda, TX. She is 35 years old and has been practicing for 4 years.Read her story

211B N FM 1626 Ste 1A

Buda, TX 78610

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Skin Tag Removal
very high
more than 94% of peers
Skin Infections
high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Pena-Robichaux's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pena-Robichaux "Venessa Peña-Robichaux, MD is an Austin dermatologist specializing in the treatment of pediatric and adult skin conditions. A Texas native and fluent in Spanish, Dr. Peña-Robichaux received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and is a graduate of Rice University with a degree in Biology, cum laude. Dr. Peña-Robichaux trained in pediatric medicine during her preliminary year at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She then completed her dermatology residency at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Peña-Robichaux has a special interest in the use of internet and mobile technology to improve access to healthcare and has numerous academic publications on the topic. She is active in several medical organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Telemedicine Association. Dr. Peña-Robichaux's volunteer interests are working with rural populations to improve access to healthcare, including organizing a medical trip to remote villages in the Pacific Islands. After braving many harsh winters up north, Dr. Peña-Robichaux is excited to move back to sunny Texas near her family with her husband, Paul. Outside the clinic, you might find her and her husband checking out Austin's food truck scene or training their miniature dachshund, Oscar, for the next wiener dog races in Buda."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • St Christophers Chldns Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Henry Ford Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pena-Robichaux has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pena-Robichaux's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pena-Robichaux to family and friends
4.8
based on 68 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (68)

  • 5
    (63)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Pena-Robichaux'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
Under 10 minutes
Dr. Pena-Robichaux Says:

Patient satisfaction is very important to Dr. Venessa Pena-Robichaux. She feels that by forming a strong trusting relationship with her patients, she is better able to help them address their skin concerns. She is supported by a team at Evans Dermatology that is regularly trained and evaluated based on their skill at helping patients.


Patient Comments (4)

in Austin, TX |
Just loved Dr. Pena and her office staff. They were friendly and the office is beautiful. Dr. Pena fit me in immediately for a condition and was very knowledgeable, friendly and communicates clearly, allowing the time for the patient to feel comfortable with the process of diagnosis and...more
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in Kyle, TX |
EXTREMELY HAPPY WITH HER KINDNESS AND TREATMENT FOR THE KINETIC KERATOSIS. I WAS VERY HAPPY WITH HER AND HER STAFF now WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITHOUT HER TREATMENT AND KNOWLEDGE IN TREATING MY FACE ISSUES... I WAS SO PLEASED AND AM SO UPSET SHE IS LEAVING..ONE MORE APPOINTMENT BEFORE SHE LEAVES THE...more
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Austin |
super nice and very informational. Would recommend her to anyone. My skin wasn't that bad, but she really listened to my concerns and told me about different options.
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in New Braunfels, TX |
I saw Dr Pena-Robicheaux (14 months ago). I pointed out a growth on my nose. I told her that it just kept growing a flaking off. She said it was "nothing to be concerned about" and froze it. I was a bit concerned about her diagnosis but put off seeing another doc for a year. I go yearly (told her)...more
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Dr. Pena-Robichaux accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Assurant Health
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pena-Robichaux has admitting privileges

Seton Southwest Hospital
7900 Fm 1826
Austin, TX 78737
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St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
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