Dr. Nathan Richards, MD

Dr. Nathan Richards, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Nathan Richards, MD is a general surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in general surgery.

324 E 10th Ave Ste 100

Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers
Appendicitis
high
more than 84% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Richards does not have any board certifications listed.

41  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Richards has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

I can honestly say Dr Richards office is the worst experience I have ever encountered in my life with a physicians office. I've tried to be patient and give them the benefit of doubt but my entire experience is ridiculous! To start I was on hold for 20 minutes to make the initial appointment. ...more
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Dr. Richards was so good at going over and explaining all our options and helping us make a informed decision. Once he preformed the surgery he was with us through every step and made us feel at ease and confident. I would recommend Dr. Richards to everyone in need of a general surgeon.
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I absolutely loved Dr Richards, he was so genuine and kind. He took the time to sit down and explain in detail what exactly the procedure I needed would entail and was so patient in answering all of our many questions in such a scary unknown period in my life. Just before being wheeled into the...more
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He is the best doctor my husband could have ever wished for. He is so patient and calm and very attentive. He did a surgical procedure involving cancer and explained everything in great detail with pictures. The procedure went very well. The after care was excellent as well. I wish he could be our...more
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Excellent Doctor!
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