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 doctor who practices in Sacramento, CA. He has been practicing for 13 years. Dr. Richards is affiliated with Mercy General Hospital.

Mercy Medical Group

3000 Q St

Sacramento, CA 95816
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richards "Evidence-based preventive medicine."
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • 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
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Endodontic Retreatment
  • Preventive Care

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
3.4
based on 19 total reviews
Dr. Richards' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Richards accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Richards has admitting privileges

Mercy General Hospital
4001 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
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