Dr. Kristy Richards, MD

Dr. Kristy Richards, MD

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Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
49 y/o
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Dr. Kristy Richards, MD is a hematology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.Read her story

Weill Cornell Medical Center

520 E 70th St # Starrpavilion

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Marginal Zone Lymphoma
high
more than 85% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
normal
more than 44% of peers
Bleeding Disorders
normal
more than 40% 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.

Dr. Richards' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Richards "Kristy Richards is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating lymphoma patients, and her laboratory focuses on finding new and better ways to treat lymphoma. She is an associate professor with a joint appointment in the Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine and the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Richards earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, followed by a Ph.D. in genetics and an M.D., both from Stanford University. She did her residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and completed a hematology/oncology fellowship at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Richards co-directs the Cross-Campus Experimental Therapeutics Program at Cornell. Her research interests include genetic and genomic approaches to understanding lymphoma biology. Her lab is using genomic strategies to characterize a canine model of lymphoma in pet dogs that could be used to provide a more representative animal model for therapeutic trials. She is also involved in clinical trials that focus on improved therapeutic strategies for lymphoma patients. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richards "I love having a job that allows me to provide excellent, state-of-the-art care for my patients, while at the same time working in an outstanding translational medicine environment developing new therapies to be at the forefront of medical advances. It is important to me to consistently provide quality care and to take the time to explain to patients the treatment options available to them, so together we can create an individualized care plan that respects their wishes and values. "

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
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2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Harvard Med Sch/Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Tx/md Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
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Dr. Richards' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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