Dr. Richard Abriss, MD

Dr. Richard Abriss, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Richard Abriss, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Virginia Beach, VA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1979 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

984 First Colonial Rd Ste 101

Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Contact Information

(757) 448-3027

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

58  Conditions Treated


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23  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

2 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (7/17/2017)
    Action Taken: License Restricted
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
  • Prescribing Drugs/Controlled Substances to Friends/Family (12/29/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Ariz
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abriss' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abriss to family and friends
17 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Abriss' 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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