Dr. Alan Richards, MD

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Dr. Alan Richards, MD

General Surgery | Male

Nebraska Methodist Hospital 8303 Dodge St # 304, Omaha, NE 68114 Get Directions
(402) 354-5048

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Dr. Richards specializes in General Surgery and practices in Omaha, NE. He practices at 2 locations.

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of The Witwatersrand

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Richards' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Richards' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Richards

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients