Dr. Michele Richards, MD

Dr. Michele Richards, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
47 y/o
(12)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michele Richards, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fort Pierce, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in ear, nose, and throat, pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), and more.

Associated Coastal ENT

4632 S 25th St

Fort Pierce, FL 34981
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dean Health Plan, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vista Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Postnasal Drip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richards "As a physician, I believe in providing the best, most up-to-date care in a compassionate environment with an emphasis on listening to the patient."

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

70  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Florida at Shands
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Florida at Shands
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

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

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Richards is a very intelligent and kind Dr. Her care of me has been exemplary and she is not in a hurry to rush you in and out of the exam room, takes time to answer your questions and she genuinely cares about me, her patient.
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Dr Richards helped me with my sinuses after only 2 visits. She is an awsome person. I was seeing another ent for a year and he did nothing but take my co payments and milk the visits. I was misarable for a year. She fixed me within a couple of months. Thank you !!!! I can sleep again!
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My ophthalmologist referred me to Dr. Richards for an infected tear duct earlier this month. After waiting an hour, I sat through the standard eye exam with an assistant. When I declined to have my eyes dilated (my other Dr. did this already and dilation to see my retinas has nothing to do with a...more
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