Dr. Christina Richards, MD

Dr. Christina Richards, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christina Richards, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Salt Lake City, UT. She is 53 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

1046 E 100 S

Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
3

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
14

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
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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.

Education

  • 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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
3.4
based on 15 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Richards' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Richards accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Richards has admitting privileges

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center
1050 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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