Dr. Peter Richman, MD

Dr. Peter Richman, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Peter Richman, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mission Hills, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

11333 Sepulveda Blvd

Mission Hills, CA 91345

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 95% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
normal
more than 78% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Richman'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

36  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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

  • University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Harbor UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harbor UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richman's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richman to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Richman's 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Not only is he an excellent surgeon.... He has wonderful communication and rapport with his patients. He explains everything carefully step-by-step and advises on what can be expected for recovery. His entire team is amazing — from the receptionist, to the nurses, to the awesome...more
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Dr. Richman was awesome. Took his time explaining my reports and how we were going to go forward. I felt very comfortable and totally trust him. I highly recommend!
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He will take care of you. No worries.
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Dr. Richman performed surgery 14 years ago on my husband to remove a malignant mass from his stomach. Since then my husband has had to under go several endoscopy's with each doctor commenting on the excellence of dr richmans work. Can't get a higher compliment than, from another doctor. We couldn't...more
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