Dr. Richard Earnhardt, MD
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Dr. Richard Earnhardt, MD

General Surgery | Male

Surgical Associates Frdrcksbrg 4548 Empire Ct, Fredericksburg, VA 22408 Get Directions
(540) 373-2244

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Dr. Earnhardt specializes in General Surgery and practices in Fredericksburg, VA. He practices at 2 locations.

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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    I had a total thyroid removal and Dr. Earnhardt was absolutely the best. His bedside manner was something I wish all doctors had. He was very informative with everything he was doing and I ABSOLUTELY loved him and would recommend him. His office staff and nurses were extremely nice also.
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Cystectomy
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • 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 Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • 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
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vagotomy
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure

    Background Check

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      Malpractice Claim

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      • Amount or Range: Above Average
      • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: FREDERICKSBURG, VA /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: I was consulted to see a patient who suffered a stroke. MRA read as occluded internal carotid artery so endarterectomy not recommended. Reading later changed to high grade stenosis and addendum issued but not to me and patient suffered a second stroke.
      • State: Virginia
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Duke University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1989

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Virginia Med Center
    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Virginia Med Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Virginia Med Center

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Earnhardt's Office & Staff

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