Dr. Christina Richards, MD

Dr. Christina Richards, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Christina Richards, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1993 and specializes in bariatric surgery and bariatric medicine.

1046 E 100 S

Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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more than 89% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
more than 36% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 34% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

3  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

Background Check

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  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Surgery Resident, 1997-1998
Media & Publications
  • The Effect Of Obesity On Neutrophil Fc Receptors And Adhesion Molecules (CD16, CD11b, CD62L)., 09/2002
  • Effect Of Surgically-induced Weight Loss On Leukocyte Indicators Of Chronic Inflammation In Morbid Obesity., 12/2002
  • Duodenal Varices: A Novel Treatment And Literature Review., 06/2002
  • Preperitoneal Herniation Into A Laparoscopic Port Site Without A Fascial Defect., 08/2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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