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Dr. Kristen Richards, MD

Dermatology*
4.2 (112)
Map Pin Small La Jolla, CA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Kristen Richards, MD

Dr. Kristen Richards, MD is a Dermatologist in La Jolla, CA. Dr. Richards, completed a residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern. Patients rated Dr. Richards an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Richards works at Practice in La Jolla, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Dry Skin along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Richards' Office Locations

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    Torrey Pines Dermatology A Medical Corp.
    9850 Genesee Ave Ste 460, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 362-8800

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Dry Skin
Hypertrophic Scar
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Dry Skin
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Hypertrophic Scar
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Actinic Keratosis
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Birthmark
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Contact Dermatitis
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
Fungal Nail Infection
Hair Loss
Itchy Skin
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nail Infection
Rash
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Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Sebaceous Cysts
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Skin Cancer
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Varicose Veins
Warts
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Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
Skin Grafts
Wart Freezing
Acanthosis Nigricans
Acne
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Allergic Reaction
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Basal Cell Carcinomas With Milia and Coarse, Sparse Hair
Benign Tumor
Cancer
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Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cellulitis
Cold Sore
Dandruff
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Diabetes Skin Lesion
Double Chin
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Genital Warts
Granuloma of Skin
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hidradenitis
Hives
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Impetigo
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Inflamed Seborrheic Keratosis
Intertrigo
Jock Itch
Keloid Scar
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lipomas
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Melanoma
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Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Psoriasis
Scabies
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Skin Aging
Skin Allergy
Skin Discoloration
Skin Diseases
Skin Infections
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
Tinea Versicolor
Ulcer
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Vasculitis
Wrinkles
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Wrinkly Skin Syndrome
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acne Scar Removal
Active FX Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Bellafill
Belotero® Injection
Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
Botox® Injection
Dermal Filler
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Facial Peel
Hair Removal
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intense Pulse Light
Juvederm Ultra Plus
Juvéderm Volbella
Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
Laser Hair Removal
Melanoma Screening
Microdermabrasion
Mohs Surgery
Mole Evaluation
Mole Removal
Restylane Defyne
Restylane Refyne
SculpSure Laser Treatment
Sculptra™ Injection
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Screenings
Skin Surgery
Skin Tag Removal
Ultherapy®
Vbeam Laser Treatment
Vollure
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Wart Removal
Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
Wrinkle Removal
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    4.2
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    Based on 112 ratings
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    About Dr. Kristen Richards, MD

    Specialties*
    • Dermatology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1386657195
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern
    Residency
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology and Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Kristen Richards, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Richards is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Richards has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Richards has seen patients for Dry Skin, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Richards on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    112 patients have reviewed Dr. Richards. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Richards.

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