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Dr. James Richter, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 68

  6 Reviews
Dr. Richter

Palm Beach GI

55 Fruit St Ste 465 Boston, MA 02114

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(617) 724-6006

Dr. James Richter, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1976 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(617) 724-6006

Dr. Richter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Richter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richter treats Diarrhea more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Richter treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richter treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Richter treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richter treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Richter treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Richter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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I've been a patient of Dr. Richter for over 25 years. I can't recommend him highly enough.
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The finest clinician I have ever know.
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Biography

Dr. James Richter, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1976 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1981
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School
1981
1979
1977
1976

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83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)