Dr. Richard Cole, MD

Dr. Richard Cole, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Cole, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Riverside, CA. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 49 years.

4100 Central Ave Ste 101

Riverside, CA 92506

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Second-Degree Burns
very high
more than 92% of peers
Burn Injuries
high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Plastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
24

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Deafness
  • Ear Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Lac-Usc Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Lac-Usc Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Uc-Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Cole does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Cole and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Cole's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cole to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Cole's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cole accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Cole has admitting privileges

Methodist Hospital of Southern California
300 Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91007
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