Dr. Raymond G Dufresne MD Dermatologist

Dr. Raymond Dufresne is a dermatologist in Providence, Rhode Island and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Rhode Island Hospital. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Dufresne accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 25 at Rhode Island Hospital who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Dermatology, 1987–1988

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983–1985

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Dermatology, 1980–1983

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified in Dermatology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

RI State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FASDS), American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Publications & Presentations

Basal cell carcinomas of the ear are more aggressive than on other head and neck locations.
Mulvaney, P. M.,Higgins, H. W.,Dufresne, R. G.,Cruz, A. P.,Lee, K. C.

Tumor recurrence after Mohs micrographic surgery.
Lee, K. C.,Higgins, H. W.,Dufresne, R. G.

Endocrine mucin-producing sweat gland carcinoma.
Shimizu, I.,Dufresne, R.,Robinson-Bostom, L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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