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Edward Esparza, MD, PhD
Dermatology
 
4.7 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
Locations
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Profile
Special Interests
Dr. Esparza individualizes treatment in cosmetic dermatology. He specializes in minimally invasive Botox and dermal filler (Juvaderm, Restylane and Perlane) to restore your youthful appearance. His expertise includes laser (Fraxel, Medlite, Vbeam and Gemini) treatments for face redness and unwanted lines, wrinkles, sun damage and brown spots with little downtime. He also treats skin cancer, melanoma, and other diseases of the skin.
Personal Information
Outside the office, Dr. Esparza enjoys playing the piano and doing outdoor activities (snorkeling, hiking and kayaking).
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Dermatology, Cosmetic Services, Cosmetic Dermatology
Board Certifications
American Board of Dermatology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Washington University, St. Louis, 2007
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 2008 Dermatology, University of Washington, Seattle, 2011
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Academy of Dermatology Member, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
The care provider was fine.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Esperanza listened to my concerns, viewed the irritated area, asked many questions about a previous diagnosis and treatments. We talked treatment and I started that treatment by that afternoon.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I loved the doctor's no nonsense approach.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
The decisions about my care are always my decisions. The doctor is there to advise on various course of care and it is my decision to decide what, if any, I will take.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Excellent care provided in a professional and efficient manner.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
As usual, Dr. Esparaza was very thorough in his explanation and plan.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr's first morning appointment, appeared bored.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
doctor was very factual and did not seem interested in engaging in friendly conversation. This may not be a problem for some people, but felt a little disconnected to me.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Esparza is an excellent doctor
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Care provider was very attentive to my questions and needs
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Esparza was very professional and courteous.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Esparza is an outstanding doctor. He is very knowledgeable, thorough, attentive to detail, and has a good manner.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
He is dismissive & condescending when asked simple questions - I had the same experience w/him several years ago chose to go elsewhere because of it. Come this time as he was the only provider in my plan.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Professional and fast. Good.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
very satisfied with appointment.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. Esparza is great! Personable and professional!
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Doctor was excellent in every way.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
care giver was outstanding!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
took a bit to figure out my unique issue but he hung in there and we're on the right track mow
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Comfortable with clarity
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
De. Esparza is also my wife's doctor and we both think he is outstanding!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr. Esparza was very helpful and explained the treatment for my issue in an easy to understand way. I would recommend him to any friends who need to go to the dermatologist.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
drEsparza is best in class and great to work with and very good at patient care and dermatology expertise
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Excellent provider - educational and helpful.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Doctor Esparza, exemplary! Thank you