Dr. William E. Richards, MD

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology • Male • Age 51

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Dr. Richards' Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

University Hospital
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, OH 45219

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Richards

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Greater Cincinnati OB/GYN, Inc
Greater Cincinnati OB/GYN, Inc
234 Goodman St
Cincinnati, OH 45219
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    Dr. Richards' Experience

    Specialties

    • Gynecologic Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Gynecological Oncology
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • Colposcopy
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Endocervical Curettage
    • Endometrial Ablation
    • Excision of Cervix
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Vaginectomy
    • Vulvectomy
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    • Adrenogenital Disorders
    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Fallopian Tube Cancer
    • Hematologic Abnormalities Associated With Pregnancy
    • Hemorrhoids
    • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Trichomoniasis
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginal Cancer
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vulvar Cancer
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Richards

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Scott and White Hospital
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Scott and White Hospital
    Complete in 1996

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Ky/Chandler Med Center
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Richards & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Richards' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • University Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Richards

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends

    13 responses
    above
    national average

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    13 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    13 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 12 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Richards
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    13 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    13 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Richards accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    • CareSource
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
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    Office Locations

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    Greater Cincinnati OB/GYN, Inc
    234 Goodman St
    Cincinnati, OH 45219
    (513) 584-1000 (Office)
    (513) 584-1750 (Fax)
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