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Dr. Will Richardson

Dr-Will-Richardson-Dermatologist-Coconut-Creek-FLDr. Will Richardson’s posh, freestanding dermatology practice, Natura Dermatology & Cosmetics, concentrates on three key areas of interest – MOHS surgery, laser therapy and injectables. “We cater to all aspects of general and cosmetic dermatology,” says Dr. Richardson. “Now my patients can benefit from even more aesthetic treatments with the addition of Ultherapy, CoolSculpting, Elos Laser Surgery, Vbeam Perfecta, VelaShape III and UltraShape at my practice.”

Education & Training


  • Pembroke State University, Pembroke, NC – May 1996, Summa cum laude
    Bachelor of Science in Biology
    Minor in Chemistry
    Concentration in Molecular Biology
    Biomedical Emphasis


  • East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC – May 2000
    Doctor of Medicine


  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC – July 2000 – June 2001
    Department of Internal Medicine


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – August 1999
    Department of Dermatology
  • Harvard Medical School – November – December 1999
    Brigham & Women’s Hospital
    Department of Nephrology


  • University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM – July 2001 – June 2004
    Department of Dermatology

Continuing Education


  • State of the Art Cosmetic and Reconstructive Anatomy Course and Cadaver Laboratory – American Society for Dermatological Surgery.


  • Dermatology Board Exam Prep Course, Boston, MA
  • Dermatology Board Exam for Recertification, Fort Lauderdale, FL


  • Laser & Aesthetic Skin Therapy
  • Immunology & Skin Disease
  • Tricks of the Blade
  • Advanced Medical Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Practice Tips and Surgical Gems
  • Young Physician Pearls and Pitfalls: A Survival Guide for the First 10 Years
  • Skin Signs of Systemic Disease
  • Facing Facial Dermatosis
  • Dermatology Review


  • Laser and Aesthetic Skin Therapy
  • LPD: Application of Our Aesthetic toolbox
  • LPD: Advanced Botulinum Toxin


  • Skin of Color
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Soft Tissue Augmentation
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Advanced Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Minimally Invasive Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Intermediate Cosmetic Surgery
  • Tissue Augmentation Techniques
  • Fillers
  • Advanced Lasers
  • Wound Care in Leg Ulcers – Step by Step
  • Dermatology Review Regional Course


  • Laser and Aesthetic Skin Therapy
  • Fundamentals of Mohs Surgery
  • Clinicians Keep Mum on Undetectable Blunders
  • Bug Bite Diagnosis Starts from SCRATCH
  • Preventing Prostherpetic Neuralgia Through Vaccination
  • Emerging Issues in the Management of Herpes Simplex Virus Infections


  • HIV/AIDS & Other Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Prevention of Medical Errors
  • Domestic Violence
  • Focus on Skin Cancer
  • Interesting Cases in Immunodermatology
  • Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors Get New Labeling and a Medication Guide
  • Grapefruit Juice Drug Interaction Culprit Identified
  • Enlarged Prostate: Diagnosis and Medical Management
  • Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors and the Risk of Lymphoma
  • A Surgeon General’s Perspective on the Unmet Needs of Patients with Anxiety Disorders
  • Loss Prevention in Dermatology
  • Stimulants for Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Do They Impair?
  • Precepting/Clinical Teaching
  • Reducing HBV-associated Disease Burden: The Importance of Early and Proactive
  • Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B Infection
  • Reducing the Incidence and Burden of Illness of Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic
  • Neuralgia Through Vaccination
  • Solar Radiation’s Role in Melanoma Etiology Debated
  • Oral Antiseptics Curb Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
  • Promising Late-stage Clinical Findings with HPV Vaccines
  • Recent Clinical Advances with HPV Vaccines
  • Community-Acquired MRSA Outbreaks Tied to Fly-by-Night Tattooists
  • Bug-Bite Diagnosis Starts from SCRATCH
  • Polymer Injections Safe and Effective in HIV Facial Wasting


  • Contributors to Reduced Bone Mineral Density
  • Surgical Site Infections: Principles of Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • Screening Recommendation and Treatment Options for Reduced Bone Mineral Density
  • in HIV Patients
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – Acute Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Adolescents, Part 1
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – Acute Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Adolescents, Part 2
  • Annual “Fundamentals of Mohs Surgery” Course Physician Training in Mohs Surgery – Program #628-100


  • Calcium Hydroxylapatite Injection: Fulfilling an Unmet Need in Soft-Tissue Augmentation
  • Galderma Pre-Board Slide Seminar
  • Chicago Dermatology Review Course
  • Dermatopathology Resident Board Review

Medical Research

  • Oracea for Rosacea A Community-Based Assessment Study (ORCA). Clinical Investigator. 2008-2009.
  • Richardson WF, Padilla RS. Dermatologic Disease in Native Americans. Dermatology & Dermatologic Therapy of Pigmented Skins. CRC Press. 2006; pp 385-402.
  • Richardson WF, Bang RB. Spiny Keratoderma. American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, CA, March 2003.
  • Richardson WF, Smith EB. Extramammary Paget’s Disease. European Academy of Dermatology & Venerology, Valleta, Malta, February 2003.
  • Richardson WF, Gale J, Padilla RS. Gene Expression Actinic Keratoses, Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinomas Utilizing Microarray Technology, Research Project, November 2002.
  • Richardson WF, Burke W, Ohl C. Diagnosis of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Utilizing Tzanck Preparation Analysis. Texas/Southwest/New Mexico Dermatologic Society Meeting, October 2002.