Richard Deshazo, MD

Richard Deshazo, MD, FACP, FACAAI, FACR

Allergy & Immunology Jackson, MS

Professor, Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Office Address

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  • 2500 North State Street
    Department Of Medicine Division Of Allergy
    Jackson, MS 39216
    Phone: (601) 984-6645


  • I am a full time academic physician with an active clinical practice in immunologic diseases. I also am involved in research and public health initiatives including co-producing and hosting a health series with Mississippi Pubic Broadcasting (Southernremedy@mpbonline.com).

Dr. Deshazo's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Allergy & Immunology: General Allergy & Immunology

Dr. Deshazo's Education & Medical Training

  • Walter Reed Army Medical CenterWalter Reed Army Medical CenterFellowship, Allergy and Immunology
  • Walter Reed Army Medical CenterWalter Reed Army Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine
  • University of Alabama Medical CenterUniversity of Alabama Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year
  • U of AL Sch of MedUniversity of Alabama School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Deshazo's Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical LicenseAL State Medical LicenseActive through 2012
  • LA State Medical LicenseLA State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • MS State Medical LicenseMS State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Allergy and ImmunologyAllergy & Immunology, 1977
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1974
  • American Board of Internal MedicineRheumatology, 1982
  • American Board of Internal MedicineGeriatric Medicine, 1994

Dr. Deshazo's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Whos Who in Medicine and HealthcareMarquis Whos Who
  • Fellow (FAAAAI)American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

Dr. Deshazo's Publications & Presentations

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  • American College of Physicians: Mississippi and Louisiana Chapters Scientific Meeting 2012 American College of Physicians, Point Clear, Alabama - 9/6/2012


Grant Support

  • Evaluation Of Immunopathogenesis Of AsbestosisNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
    1985 - 1985

Dr. Deshazo's Professional Memberships

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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