Dr. Kristen Anne Richards MD Dermatologist

Dr. Kristen Richards is a dermatologist in La Jolla, California. She received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Richards accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: Dermatologic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Dermatology, 1997–2000

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1996–1997

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified in Dermatology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAD), American Academy of Dermatology
2011

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Effectiveness of pulsed dye laser in the treatment of recalcitrant warts in children.
Sethuraman, G., Richards, K.A., Hiremagalore, R.N., Wagner, A.

Livedo reticularis in a child with moyamoya disease.
Richards, K.A., Paller, A.S.

Dermatologic surgery and the pregnant patient.
Richards, K.A., Stasko, T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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