Dr. Joanne Richards, MD

Dr. Joanne Richards, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Joanne Richards, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1989 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

1150 N 35th Ave Ste 405

Hollywood, FL 33021

Contact Information

(954) 961-9993

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Richards performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers
Uterine Fibroids
high
more than 86% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
normal
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Richards's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

57  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Columbia Presbyn Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Columbia Presbyn Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
45 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Richards' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Saved my baby's life when the perinatologist didn't intervene. What more needs to be said?
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I have been a patient of Dr. Richards for 20+yrs. She is undeniably the best OB/GYN I've had-the other doctors I went to prior to her were terrible. Dr. Richards and her team are compassionate, gives ample time during the exam to address any concerns/questions, and respects my thoughts/desires on...more
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I went to her admin. Staff was very courteous. Dr Richards for the fist time. I waited a little, she apologized for the wait. Examine me , gave me some suggestions. I will return. She seemed experienced.
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First visit. Prompt, friendly, efficient staff and doctor, Highly recommend them. Dr. Richards was great.
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My experience was horrible! I was treated like a number. Dr. Richards was rushed with me. After spending on average over an hour in the waiting room and 20 minutes the exam room, she was finished with me in 5 minutes, without apologies. And I always booked the 1st appointment! Not the way to treat...more
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