Dr. Richard Cole, MD

Dr. Richard Cole, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
(2)
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Dr. Richard Cole, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1968 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and plastic surgery.

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cole performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Cole'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Plastic Surgery

2  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

10  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

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Dr. Cole's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cole to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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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