Dr. Richard Coughlin, MD

Dr. Richard Coughlin, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Richard Coughlin, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Boulevard Surgical Associates

14850 Los Gatos Blvd

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Coughlin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coughlin treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Coughlin treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coughlin performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Coughlin performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coughlin treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Coughlin treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Coughlin's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Repair
Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectal Diseases
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

I promise to place the welfare of my patient above all else...to deal with each patient as I would wish to be dealt with.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • Swedish Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Sansum Medical Clinic
    Residency Hospital
  • Swedish Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • University Of Southern California
    Medical School
  • 1991
    Sansum Clinic-Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1976
    University Of California, Davis
    Undergraduate School
    1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Coughlin's Reviews

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4.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Coughlin's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Richard Coughlin, MD
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MANY, MANY YEARS AGO I WENT THROUGH THE WORSE EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE WITH A COLONOSCOPY AT VALLEY MEDICAL! THEN I FOUND DR COUGHLIN AND SAME PROCEDURE WAS ABSOLUTELY PAINLESS! I HAVE BEEN GOING TO DR COUGHLIN EVER SINCE. AND THANK GOD I FOUND HIM!
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benesys
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
MedHealthInsurance
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PacifiCare Health Systems
Simplifi
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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