Dr. Richard Earnhardt, MD

Dr. Richard Earnhardt, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Richard Earnhardt, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fredericksburg, VA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.

4548 Empire Ct

Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Contact Information

(540) 373-2244

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
high
more than 86% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

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63  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Virginia Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Virginia Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Virginia Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Earnhardt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Earnhardt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Earnhardt

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

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Dr. Earnhardt has provided excellent service for many years now. He take sufficient time with listening to your issues and provides good explanations. I highly recommend Dr. Earnhardt and the facility.
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Ken in Fredericksburg – Aug 15, 2018
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Dr. Earnhardt explained the proposed surgery very well. He addressed my concerns thoroughly and patiently, even when I brought up the same concern several different ways. His pleasant personality and confidence at the time of preparation for the operating room was a plus.
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Rick Neil in Fredericksburg, VA – Jul 01, 2018
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I love love love Dr Earnhardt! He is an excellent doctor who takes the time to explain everything to you and answers any question you ask. Everyone there is very nice and friendly and I would recommend it to anyone...
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Janice in Spotsylvania, VA – May 31, 2018
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He was very personable and thorough when explaining my condition. He reassured me and gave me options.
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Fredericksburg – Apr 07, 2018
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Dr. Earnhardt was outstanding!! He explains everything completely and is very clear and precise. He is very knowledgeable and a positive person with the best outcome possible for his patient!!!
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Bruce Smith – Apr 03, 2018
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