Dr. Richard Chopp, MD

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Dr. Richard Chopp, MD
Dr. Richard Chopp, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 71 years old. Dr. Chopp is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Northwest Hospital, The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center and St. David's Round Rock Medical Center.

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    Dr. Chopp's Reviews

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    3.1
    based on 16 total reviews (8 with comments)
    Dr. Chopp's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (8)
    in Phoenix, AZ |
    I have been going to Dr Chopp for years, he is the best. I continue to send my friends and associates to the Urology team
    in Austin, TX |
    By their nature, urological exams are unpleasant and involve sensitive areas/issues. Dr. Chopp's bedside manner is definitely direct and no-nonsense, but still friendly. I appreciated this fact and the speed and thoroughness of the exam. He identified my issue quickly and decisively, which is exactly want I want from a urologist. He's an incredible doctor who knows exactly what he's doing.
    in Austin, Texas |
    Dr. Chopp performed a radical perineal prostatectomy on me in the fall of 1995. Twenty-one years later and I'm still alive. The usual benchmark to tell if one has beaten cancer is five years (although some doctors say seven just to be on the safe side). In any case, taking the more conservative figure of seven years, I've got that plus 14 years "change" left over. Charles W.
    Austin, TX |
    Worsthe urology experience ever. Stay away from this Dr unless you want a painful exam without any remorse or explanation of any kind.
    in Cedar Park, TX |
    Dr. Chopp has been extremely informative. I have seeing him since I was diagnosed with bladder cancer which he removed and continues to monitor. I have been very pleased with the treatment he has given me. The staff at his office has always been very helpful & friendly to me.
    in Austin, TX |
    He took my medical history in less than 2 minutes after I've spent months trying to figure out what's going on. Told me he needed blood work and to come back in 10 days and we can discuss it. That's it - no bedside manner, no sense of caring at all the amount of time and research my other doctors have put into trying to figure out what is going on. A frustrating experience.
    in Austin, TX |
    Prostate cancer runs in my family. Dad in his 60's, a brother, in his 40's. Now, possibly me, at age 63. I've googled BHP, prostate cancer and more, wanting to be familiar with all possible outcomes and scarying myself in the process. 1st visit (DRE) was the most discomfort I've felt (2 minutes). 2nd visit (prostate biopsies) the most discomfort - 3 shots lasting only 0.5 seconds each. 15 minutes later 14 samples collected. Discomfort was minimal, procedure was fascinating. Use Dr Chopp!!!
    in San Antonio, TX |
    I had a 3 1/2 year period of medical work in re prostate cancer. My personal opinion is very low. To sum it up in my case. I think of him more as a profiteer than a doctor. Enough said !
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    Dr. Chopp's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Urology
    •  Board certified in Urology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Board Certifications

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    • Urology

    Conditions Treated

    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • Endocrine Disorders
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Stones
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate Diseases
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Undescended Testicles
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

    Education

    • Medical School
      University of Minnesota Medical School
    • Internship Hospital
      University of Southern California
    • Residency Hospital
      University of Southern California
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Urology

    Procedures Performed

    • Bladder Surgery
    • Cystometry
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Excision of Testicular Lesion
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Kidney Removal
    • Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy
    • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lithotripsy
    • Prostate Removal
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Uroflowmetry
    • Vasectomy
    • Vasectomy Reversal