Dr. Richard Daarud, MD

Dr. Richard Daarud, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Daarud, MD is a family medicine specialist in Erie, CO and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in family medicine.

Avista Family Medicine

611 Mitchell Way Ste 103

Erie, CO 80516
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Daarud's Experience

Dr. Daarud's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Daarud "I enjoy treating a full spectrum of patients, from newborns to the elderly, and emphasizes the importance of wellness exams and coronary artery screening. I have a keen interest in helping prevent diabetes and heart disease. I encourage my patients to take control of their illnesses through lifestyle changes."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

146  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Well Child Examination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Soux Falls Family Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • McKennan Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Daarud has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Daarud, MD
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First time patients, and last time patients! Unnecessary vaccines were given to our 11 year old daughter. It's obviously about money in their pocket vs the actual well being of the patient.
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Never rushes you through, takes his time listening and explaning diagnosis &/or treatment. Wait times are never bad. Great demeanor & personable.
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I moved from California last year and needed to find a new family doctor. I am very please with Dr. Daarud, he spends the time I need to answer all my questions. I feel he is very thorough with his evaluations. His staff is excellent and I would highly recommend Dr. Daarud.
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I've been seeing Dr. Daarud for almost 5 years. He's easy to talk to, very knowledgeable and spends ample time with me each time I visit. I trust his evaluations and decisions relating to my health. I don't leave his office feeling like I've been rushed through the process. Also, his staff is...Read More
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I've been a patient of Dr. Daarud's for many years, and I find him compassionate, wise, knowledable, and very easy to talk with. My brief stint with Kaiser before I returned to Dr. Daarud showed me how important it is to have a Primary Care Physician that cares about his patients, and isn't simply...Read More
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