Dr. Joel Rich, MD

Dr. Joel Rich, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joel Rich, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in geriatric medicine.

Senior Healthcare Center at Crown Pointe

2205 NW 40th Ter Ste B

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Rich'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rich "The Senior Healthcare Center is an outpatient department of North Florida Regional Medical Center. We are recognized by The Joint Commission for upholding the highest standards of quality care. The Senior Healthcare Centers specialize in primary care for patients 65 years of age and older. Our mission is to provide exceptional primary care to seniors. With our knowledge of the medical, functional & psychosocial aspects of geriatric care, we partner with patients, families and caregivers to improve quality of life."

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

296  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Tufts University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Newton Wellesley Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rich to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rich's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been seeing Dr. Rich as my primary care doctor for at least 6 years. During these 6 years, I have experienced an outstanding level of care. He is first a human being who doesn't put himself on a platform and look down on you & he is someone you can confide in. Have never seen a PA or...more
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If you want a doctor who takes the time to get to know you personally and your health needs, Dr. Rich is for you. He will see you, not a nurse practitioner or other substitute. If you end up in the hospital, he will continue to care for you. If I had to give Dr. Rich a grade it would be A+.
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