Dr. Richard Awtrey, MD

Dr. Richard Awtrey, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
44 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Awtrey, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

2820 Napoleon Ave # 720

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • AmeriPlan
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
more than 89% of peers
more than 88% of peers
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Awtrey'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. Awtrey "Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates' team is committed to excellence in patient care and the development of lifelong relationships with the residents and visitors of New Orleans. We believe in promoting both the highest level and quality of care with the greatest degree of compassion possible. Patient satisfaction is always our goal."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

77  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Lsuhsc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Lsuhsc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Lsuhsc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Awtrey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Awtrey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Awtrey to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Awtrey's 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

Patient Comments (3)

Was a bit rough to get an appointment because they're busy but ended up having to do a colonoscopy once they fit me in. Dr. Awtrey overloaded his schedule to get me in for the procedure before I had to leave the country for three weeks (literally was in there four days later) and then the total...more
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Most arrogant doctor I have ever met. He refused to listen to my concerns. I spent months of losing weight and waking up in the middle of the night for hours at a time. He insisted my problems were anxiety. Even after I told him how much an antibiotic helped me, he chose to ignore me and continue...more
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Dr. Awtrey is absolutely amazing. His bedside manner is the best out there. I honestly feel like he cares about me and what I experience. His office staff is above amazing as well.
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