Dr. Patrick Richards, MD

Dr. Patrick Richards, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Patrick Richards, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 27 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

Learn about Dr. Richards

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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 "Evidence-based preventive medicine."

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated


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2  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.


  • 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
19 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Richards' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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