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Dr. Richard Feinstein

Dermatology
Miami, FL
54 years experience male

Locations

Office

Miami, FL

Address

3661 South Miami Avenue, Suite 1005, Miami, FL, US
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

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About

Bio

Richard J Feinstein practices in Coconut Grove, in Miami, Florida. He has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America, every year since the program has been started. in 1998. He attended Medical School in Syracuse,New York, interned at a Georgetown program in Washington D.C., and trained in dermatology at the University of Miami School of Medicine, beleived to be the finest dermatology residency program in the world. He is a clinical professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami. He has an active and efficient practice, and sees both children and adults for all problems of the skin, hair, and nails, ears, mouth, nose, and genitals. He has a great deal of experience and expertise with many cosmetic procedures like Botox, Restylane, Sculptra and Radiessse and does them very well. He and his staff are kind and considerate, as well as being excellent skin specialists and are fluent in Spanish and English.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dermatology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Often misdiagnosed: Scabies is frequently misdiagnosed, especially by non dermatologists. Sometimes, the skin can be scraped and a mite found under the microscope, often... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Bump on lip: A bump on the lip, can be one of many things. It can be a clogged pore, a pimple or cyst. It can be a a scar if there has been trauma or you have pick... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Crusted rash leg: A red crusted rash on the leg could be one of many things, including psoriasis. Psoriasis produces red platches on the skin with whiite thick scale. ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
DRY SKIN: Icthyosis, or "fish skin" is a genetic disease where people have very dry, scaling skin. It is not just dry skin from cold weather or from using hars... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Dandruff: Dandruff is not dry scalp, but an inflammatin of the scalp that produces flaking skin, and often redness and itch. The two major causes of dandruff ar... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Nose bleeds: It would be unusual to have your nose bleeds related to your headache. Nose bleeds can be caused by a fragile blood vessel in the nose that bleeds e... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Shingles: Shingles comes only in people who once had chicken pox. You can catch chicken pox, usually as a child, if you are exposed to another child whol is sic... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Scabs on scalp: These may be scabs, clusters of dried blood leaking from small wounds on the scalp, or they may be scales, thick chunks of dead skin like dandruff. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Groin rash: The groin, upper inner thighs, is a moist area and is prone to certain rashes, including at times a fungus rash. You need to keep the area very dry, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Calm down: Needles used by doctors and nurses are sometimes necessary to get blood testing or giving treatments. You must simply control your brain and your fe... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Lump on buttock: A rather large lump on the back side for two weeks, could be a lipoma, fat tissue, or a sebaceous cyst, a clogged hair follicle or an injury to the ar... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Lump on neck: A lump on the back of the neck could be a cyst or a lipoma. It is unlikely to be a cancer. If you have a rash, with the itchiness, the lump could als... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Flaking skin: Dry skin may flake, but so will some skin diseases, such as psoriasis or eczema or seborrhea. You can try using hydrocortisone cream 1%, and see whet... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Complex problem: You have a group of symptoms that can be very serious to your health and well being. You need to see a very good GI doctor to help you make a correct... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Shingles: Herpes zoster, called shingles, is an infection of a nerve by the chicken pox virus. When you had chicken pox as a child, the virus was in every part... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Painful wet feet: The name trench foot was given to soldiers who never removed their boots, during world war i, and so they had poor foot hygiene and developed painful ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Alopecia Areata: Alopecia areata, as the name implies, is the loss of hair in certain, usually small, round areas. It may occur on the face, scalp, or any other body h... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Skin cyst: There are two very common soft skin bumps. One, a sebaceous cyst, is a blocked hair follicle unit, where the wall of the cyst is filled with thick, o... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Black toe nail: The only serious problem you could have, that gives a black toe nail, would be a malignant melanoma on the nail bed beneath the nail. A bruised nail t... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
A cat scratch: If your cat is healthy, you cannot get sick from a scratch, especially if the cat is a house cat, and never gets exposed to other animals that can tra... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Facials: A facial, is a procedure where a facialist presses on blackheads to remove them from your clogged pores on your face or body. You can also remove bl... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Frowns and wrinkles: Frowns, are lines on the forehead that are found mostly in older people. They are caused by age, sun exposure, and other factors, and they are produce... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Acne: Acne is caused by thick skin oil that blocks the pores and causes blackheads and pimples and inflammation. There are 4 kinds of medicines that help ac... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Shingles Pain: Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a viral infection of a nerve caused by the varizella zoster virus. It is most common in people over 60 years of age. Mo... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
MRSA: Mrsa, or methicillin resistant staph aureus, is a kind of bacterial infection caused by certain staph bacteria that are difficult to kill. They were ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Skin bacteria: Benzoyl peroxide kills acne bacteria and makes acne better, but it may not kill other bacteria that cause infection and disease. You need to find out ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Vomiting: Bulimia is a psychological disorder where a person, often a young woman, causes herself to vomit, and often after eating. It requires medical treatmen... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Phototherapy: Puva, means psoralen ultraviolet a. This is a treatment for certain skiin diseases, like psoriasis or vitiligo, where a chemical made from a plant, ca... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Could be an allergy: Dry, cracked skin on the hands is usually not just dry skin but a kind of inflammation that can be an allergy from touching chemicals. It may also be ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Dark areas on face: Most dark areas on the face come from a prior redness and inflammation. People with darker skin tend to have darker discolorations after an inflammat... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Could be many things: Red bumps on the skin could represent many things. If they itch, they could be bites from fleas, mosquitos of other insects. If they don't itch, they... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Painful spider bite: A brown recluse spider can make a painful bite in a human, which can turn quickly into a area of ulceration, that may heal very slowly with a scar. Th... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Prevent rubbing: Callouses and corns are the body's way of responding to friction and rubbing. They are common on the feet, when one toe rubs against another toe, or a... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Boil or abcess: The word carbuncle, is an old fashioned name for a boil or abcess. This is a skin infection caused by the staph aureus bacteria. You may have one boil... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
They are viral.: Molluscum contagiosum are viral infections of the skin, which ocdcur mainly in children. They are contagious and spread from child to child, by playin... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Purple skin mark: A bruise is a leakage of blood from a skin vein. Most bruises are caused by trauma to the skin in otherwise healthy people. If there is no trauma, it... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Thick skin: Scleroderma is an autoimmune disorder, affecting mostly females, that causes thick, hidebound, areas of skin. It can be in small areas. Sometimes caus... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Wart removal meds: A wart, verruca vulgaris, is a viral infection of the epidermal cells caused by human papilloma virus, hpv. There are about 30 kinds of hpv, which ca... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Blood under nail: If you hit your skin very hard, it will damage small blood vessels in your skin, and you will get a bruise, where blood has leaked from the veins into... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
BCP pills and acne: Birth control pills, oral contraceptives, are hormone pills that block the release of an egg, ovum, from a woman's ovary, and thus prevent pregnancy.T... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Acne can be anywhere: Acne can occur any place where hair follicles exist in the skin, but it is mostly on the face, neck, back and chest. You can try to prevent it by avoi... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Periana Itch: The perineum, the area between the genitals and the anus, is warm, and moist, and can itch. The itching could be caused by a germ, like a yeast infect... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Groin bumps: Pimples can develop anywhere, especially in areas where there are hair follicles, and where people shave. Try a hair removal cream, rather than shavin... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Possible allergy: Humans may become allergic to any material that enters their body, through eating, drinking, injection, topical application, or through other orifices... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Moisturizer may work: If you have thick, dry and calloused skin on your feet, it may be a disease like psoriasis or ichtyosis. Certainly, prevent friction to your feet, an... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Inhjerited baldness: Genetic hair loss, called male patterned baldness, is found in men, when there is a family history of similar hair loss. It often begins after puberty... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
FDA: Fda, the food and drug administration, is a federal agency that was created to gaurantee the safety of food and prescription drugs in the United State... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Dry skin: You actually do not want to try to remove dry skin, since it is your own skin that is flaking. You want to treat it. If it is a rash, like seborrhea, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Aldara (imiquimod): Aldara, imiquimod, is a topical skin medication that gets your skin cells to produce interferon, a natural substance that is involved in producing imm... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology 54 years experience
Vulva bumps: The vagina is on the inside, and outside is the vulva, which has hair and can have inflammation and itching from soaps, lotions and sweating and wear... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Feinstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Feinstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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May 25, 2012
Actually took the time to type out more than 2 sentences. :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Upstate Medical University, NY
Graduated 1968MD

Awards

Top Dermatologist , Third Place, Florida - Winter
2013
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