Dr. Richard Alford, MD

Dr. Richard Alford, MD

General Surgery | Male | 59 years old

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      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Bariatric Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Obesity

      Procedures Performed

      • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Gastrotomy
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Stomach Surgery

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Phoenix Integrated Surgery Res Program

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Phoenix Integrated Surgery Res Program

        Completed in 1989

      • Fellowship Hospital
        American College Of Surgeons

        Completed in 1996

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Texas/ Arlington Campus

        Graduated in 1979

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr. Alford's Care Philosophy

      CHI St. Joseph Health practitioners proudly provide personalized care at every stage of life. Our physicians and clinicians emphasize preventative medicine, tending to the physical, mental, and emotional health of our patients. We believe in the value of life-long partnerships between patients, families, and providers in order to deliver you compassionate healthcare, closer to home.