Dr. J Rich III, MD

Dr. J Rich III, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. J Rich III, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1984 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

1711 Richland St # 100

Columbia, SC 29201

Contact Information

(803) 799-3223

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Head and Neck Surgery
more than 5% of peers
ENT Surgery
more than 2% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

12  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Medical College of South Carolina, Charleston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Methodist University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Methodist University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • U Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Park Central Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rich III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rich III to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rich III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Rich and his team were phenomenal. Dr. Rich met with me twice to discuss my readiness for the procedures and explained exactly what I should expect. Throughout the consultation, surgery, and post-surgery, Dr. Rich and his staff were available to answer my questions - even on the weekends. I am...more
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