Dr. Richard Dobyns, MD

Dr. Richard Dobyns, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Richard Dobyns, MD is a family medicine specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from UNIV OF MN MED SCH in 1983 and specializes in family medicine.

200 Hawkins Dr

Iowa City, IA 52242

Contact Information

(319) 356-2237

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Dobyns' Experience

Dr. Dobyns' 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 and Geriatric Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

257  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dobyns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dobyns' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dobyns to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Dobyns' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Dobyns is simply the best doctor I have ever had or heard of. He has a combination of expertise, wit, and kindness that is exceptional. When my mother was dying, he spent considerable time on the phone with me telling me what to expect. This was all gratis. When other family members have had...more
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Dr. Dobyns is research orientated, compassionate, and painstakingly through. He always follows up on serious issues, and he really seems to care about the practice of medicine and his patients. These are rare gifts! To add to it all, he is witty and always seems to be in a good mood. This is...more
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