Dr. Richard Hammond, DO

Dr. Richard Hammond, DO

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47 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Richard Hammond, DO is a neurology specialist in Ogden, UT and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in neurology and sleep medicine.Read his story

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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

Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Hammond'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.

Dr. Hammond's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hammond "Dr. Hammond is a Utah native, graduating from BYU in 1996. He moved to California to complete medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, graduating in 2001. He completed his internship in internal medicine in Connecticut. He then completed his neurology residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, and followed with specialized training in sleep medicine with a fellowship at the same university. His professional interests include sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, peripheral nerve and muscle diseases, and stroke. Dr. Hammond returned to Utah in 2006 for all that it offers: family, lifestyle, and the best backcountry in the world."

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

50  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Western University of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Griffin Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Northwestern University Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammond has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ogden Regional Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke

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Dr. Hammond's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammond to family and friends
21 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Hammond's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

He treated me for a movement disorder that ended up being a conversion disorder. He was brilliant. Completed a full range of blood work in the process of ruling out other diagnoses, and he completed an MRI and spinal tap. He prescribed me medicine to mitigate the movement issues I was having, and...more
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Dr. Hammond is the best neurologist out there. I have seen two others and he is the first one to actually find what was wrong. He is very kind and explains information in detail. I had several tests I had to get done after my initial visit and his nurse arranged all of them and gave me copies of...more
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My husband was admitted to Ogden Regional after being brought by ambulance to the ER. After only a cursory exam, Dr Hammond told me that my husband had dementia with sundowners and that if he were his dad, he would just take him home. This was a terrible diagnosis for our family! My husband was...more
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Dr Hammond is good; his MA Trista is the worst I've ever seen. Never answers your calls, messages would go unanswered for weeks; would forget to schedule your tests; wouldn't give you its results; would screwed up with insurance with a bill over $2k-she'd say it's your responsibility to take care...more
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THE VERY WORST TREATMENT BY A STAFF I HAVE EVER EXPERIENCED! CANNOT BELIEVE HE IS EVEN IN BUSINESS. READING OTHER REVIEWS HERE, CONFIRMS HOW BAD HIS STAFF IS. THE RECEPTIONIST OR SECRETAY OR WHAT EVER SHE IS, WOW WHAT A HORRIBLE PERSON. HAMMIND AND THE P.A. ARE JUST AS TERRIBLE. THEY DON'T CARE...more
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