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Dr. Richard Detlefs, MD

Dermatologist

Professional statement

Richard Detlefs, M.D. has extensive experience in the medical, surgical and cosmetic aspects of dermatology. He came to Atlanta and joined the practice in 1987 after completing a military obligation. A board-certified diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, Dr. Detlefs is an Atlanta resident who is married with one daughter.

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Specialties

  • Dermatologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Piedmont Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Education and training

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital (Residency)
  • Letterman Army Medical Center (Residency)
  • Wake Forest University (Bachelor’s)
  • Medical School - Wake Forest University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital (Internship)

Professional memberships

  • American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Association of Military Dermatologists
  • Medical Association of Georgia

Awards and publications

  • President, Atlanta Dermatologic Association 1999-2000
  • Board of Directors, Atlanta Medical Association 1990-1994
  • Board of Directors, Georgia Dermatological Network 1996-1999

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1477530210

Office locations

Dermatology Consultants, P.C.

2045 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 200

Atlanta, GA 30309

Dermatology Consultants, P.C.

4800 Olde Towne Parkway, Suite 250

Marietta, GA 30068

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I've been visiting Dr. Detlef regularly for the last 16 years, and I've always been impressed by his professionalism, his compassion and empathy, and by his knowledge. I recommend him highly!
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He is very nice and very efficient.
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Dr Detlefs is a truly lovely man. He listens, he checks and he follows up.
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Very thorough and professional with a refreshing personality that seems to be missing in today's environment..
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Dr. Detlefs is ALWAYS on-time, or ahead of schedule. A PAINLESS removal of my Sutures by his Nurse, plus some Liquid Nitrogen to burn-off some potential pre-Cancer spots, all made for a positive appointment/visit. Dr. Detlefs is my lifetime favorite Dermatologist!????
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As always,my visits to Dr.Detlefs are always pleasant.He pays attention to my concerns.Highly recommended!
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He remains the best!
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I'm always impressed with the care I get at Dermatology Associates and am appreciate of Dr. Detleff's knowledge, care, bedside manner, etc. Everyone there is helpful and kind, it's always a great experience.
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I drive farther than I should to see Dr. Detlefs. He used to have an office in East Cobb, but now only practices in Buckhead. Very worth the drive.
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terrific doc!
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He's just a tremendous doctor! Terrific demeanor and expert in his field. I would recommend him over and over again!
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top shelf!
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Dr Richard Detiefs is super and professional. 4 th time I've seen him and the only Dermalogist I want to see. Contact me with any questions I could answer. 5 star in ever category
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He's a pro. measured. expert. terrific
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Encouraging first visit for this problem. Before seeing him I was discouraged
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top shelf!
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Very good and thorough!
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Very professional and office was very efficient and courteous.
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This physician specialist has served me and my family over many decades, transitioning from valued service provider to genuine friend and trusted advisor. Without qualification I recommend Dr. Detlefs to anyone seeking exemplary medical care coupled with exacting discipline and up-to-date technology in his practice.
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I have been seeing him for many years and he is the best.
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The finest and best. I value his ongoing attention to my needs.
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I was back in my car w/in 30 min. I think. got right to me. Not my experience in some offices which I appreciate my time being respected. Parking was bad today tho. I found 1 space.
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My family has been seeing Dr. Detlefs for years and we continue to be happy with him. Great bedside manner with the kids-an overall great experience every time. His assistants and the office staff are great too.
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He was informative, accommodating but also candid. I am happy I chose him!
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Very well
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Dr. Detlefs is wonderful! Been seeing him for 20 years.
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Should have switched to this fellow years ago! Best staff I've evermet, and fantastic experience in all regards...
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Dr. Detlefs and his staff are the best. Dr. Detlefs always takes time to make sure all my concerns are taken care of.
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I've been going for many years and would not see anyone else
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Very professional and welcoming!! I felt comfortable right away and had no problem going over my concerns with him. He answered and walked me thru the process in a very professional manner. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Detleffs is a wonderful doctor. I would highly recommend him for any kind of skin problem.
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He was very nice and very caring about my concerns.
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Dr Detlefs is always professional and kind, and gives me all the time I need when I'm with him. I never feel rushed. I wish more doctors were like him.
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Dr Detlefs is very professional and always enters room with a smile. He is relaxed as he assesses need and therefore easy to like. Very good doctor, Yale graduate. I will be moving and I will miss him. His assistant Ashleyis caring, beautiful, and knowledgeable. I really like her.
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As always he was friendly, kind, knowledgable and thorough.
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Dr. Detlefs and his medical assistant (particularly) were professional and very responsive to needs and questions. Visit went very smoothly with no wasted time and medical needs addressed
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Dr. D is the BEST!!
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Exceptional care!!!
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The office modified my appointment time and failed to alert me. The doctor took responsibility and was very apologetic. Refreshing!
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Dr. Detlefs is a superb Dermatologist.
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As usual Dr. Detlefs was very congenial and interested in serving my dermatological needs. He was prompt and answered well my questions.
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WE LIVE 100 MILES AWAY FROM THE OFFICE BUT WE HAVE BEEN GOING TO DR. DETLEFS FOR MANY YEARS. NOT ONLY IS HE A PROFESSIONAL THAT WE KNOW TAKES EXCELLENT CARE OF US BUT WE CONSIDER HIM TO BE OUR FRIEND.
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Dr. Detlefs has been my dermatologist for many years. He has always been thorough and professional.
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Dr. Detleffs is great! He is very personable and comforting. Having an appointment with Dr.Detleffs is always something to look forward to.
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Dr. Detlefs has been my dermatologist for 28 years and my valued friend for almost that long. I appreciate his medical knowledge and his compassionate nature. He is the best!!
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I think Dr Detiefs is a wonderful doctor.
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Perfect!
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Always a pleasure with Dr. Detlefs and his team!
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Professional, knowledgable regarding my situation.
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Always a pleasurable experience.
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