Dr. Christina Richards, MD

Dr. Christina Richards, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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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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Dr. Richards' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Obesity more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Stomach Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards performs Stomach Surgery more than 34% of her peers

Dr. Richards performs this procedure more than 34% of her peers

Esophageal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards performs Esophageal Surgery more than 26% of her peers

Dr. Richards performs this procedure more than 26% of her peers

Dr. Richards' conditions and procedures:

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Esophageal Surgery
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Obesity
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery
Weight Gain
Weight Loss

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

  • 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

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1 Star
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