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myHSteam Medical Reviewer | Heather Richmond, M.D.

Posted on May 16, 2022

Heather Richmond, M.D.

Heather Richmond, M.D.

Dr. Heather Richmond attended college at Yale University where she graduated cum laude in 2002 with distinction in her major of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology. During her third year as a medical student at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, she was initiated into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She graduated in the top 10% of her medical school class with distinctions in both service and research. She went on to complete her internal medicine internship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Richmond finished her training with a residency in dermatology at the University of Texas at Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center, where she served as chief resident in her final year. She is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She has been practicing dermatology in the Houston area since 2011 and has been recognized by Texas Super Doctors, America’s Top Dermatologists, and Texas Monthly’s Top Doctors.

Dr. Richmond has been living in Houston since 2008. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.


  • University of California, Irvine School of Medicine (M.D.)
  • University of Texas at Houston, MD Anderson Cancer Center (Residency and Fellowship)
  • Certifications

    Certified by the American Board of Dermatology

    Professional Accolades

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Texas Super Doctors
  • America’s Top Dermatologists
  • Texas Monthly’s Top Doctors
  • Social Media Accounts and Websites

  • Instagram:drheatherrichmond