Dr. Richard D Sontheimer MD Dermatologist

Dr. Richard Sontheimer is a dermatologist in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Primary Children's Medical Center and University of Utah Health Care - Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 42 years. Dr. Sontheimer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at Primary Children's Medical Center and one of 26 at University of Utah Health Care - Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Clinical Interests: Rheumatologic Skin Diseases, Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus, Dermatomyositis, Localized Scleroderma, Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Health & Hospital System
Residency, Dermatology, 1978 - 1979

University of Utah
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974 - 1976

University of Utah
Internship, Transitional Year, 1972 - 1973

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Skin Is Not The Largest Organ.
Sontheimer, R. D.

Chronic eczematous eruptions in the aging: further support for an association with exposure to calcium channel blockers.
Summers, E. M.,Bingham, C. S.,Dahle, K. W.,Sweeney, C.,Ying, J.,Sontheimer, R. D.

The importance of including amyopathic dermatomyositis in the idiopathic inflammatory myositis spectrum.
Ghazi, E.,Sontheimer, R. D.,Werth, V. P. 2012 11 30

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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