Dr. Patrick Richards, MD

Dr. Patrick Richards, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Dr. Patrick Richards, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Mercy Medical Group

3000 Q St

Sacramento, CA 95816
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Richards' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Osteoporosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Thyroid Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Diabetes Type 2
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Richards' conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Endodontic Retreatment
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preventive Care
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

Evidence-based preventive medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2010
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Drexel University College of Medicine
Medical School
1991
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2010
2004
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Richards

3.5

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
55%
(11)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
35%
(7)

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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Richards' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Very effective, very efficient doctor.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield of California
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Health Net
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
MultiPlan
Networks By Design
Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Western Health Advantage

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