Dr. Richard Epter, MD

Dr. Richard Epter, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Richard Epter, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

1321 Interstate Pkwy

Augusta, GA 30909

Contact Information

(706) 738-7246

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Epter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Epter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Epter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Epter "Richard S. Epter, M.D. is a Pain Medicine Specialist - General practicing in Augusta, GA, started practicing 1988 Past president, chairman of the board of Georgia society of interventional pain physicians board examiner for world institute of pain/FIPP Vice President/Board of Directors for Independent Physicians Partners IPA assistant clinical professor of anesthesiology/perioperative care at the medical college of Georgia interventional pain management/ASIP national guidelines committee Chapter Author in Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures Textbook Georgia House of Representatives Study of Pain Management National/International lectures on Pain Management Numerous Publications/Articles PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians American Academy of Pain Medicine International Spine Intervention Society North American Neuromodulation Society Society for Pain Practice Management Past President (2006-2009)/Current Member: Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Medical Association of Georgia World Institute of Pain Diplomate – national board of medical examiners Chairman of the Board (2009-2011)/Current Board Member: Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Past Member: American Pain Society American Medical Association American Academy of Pain Management International Anesthesia Research Society American Society of Anesthesiologists Medical Association of the State of Alabama Colbert County Medical Society Alabama State Society of Anesthesiologists "
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3  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

59  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Brookdale Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Epter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Epter's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Epter to family and friends
26 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Epter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have had a wonderful experience with Dr. Epter and his staff. They are so friendly and listen to my concerns and help me the best way they can. I look forward to this procedure that will hopefully make me pain free! Thank you so much Dr. Epter and the staff!
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If you are even able to see Dr. Epter, you will witness his terrible bedside manner and arrogant nature. You might see him on your initial visit. Every visit after that you will see his practitioner. She will recommend a procedure that isn't needed, but will pay big bucks through insurance to...more
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I am and will always be thankful for what Dr. Epter did for me. I had suffered for years with CRPS after crushing my foot in a car accident. Being a teacher and runner, this was absolutely devastating to my daily life. I could barely walk around my school campus. Dr. Epter helped me learn ways to...more
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He is an excellent dr!! I've dealt with my fibromyalgia pain for years and hes the only dr that has been able to help me with it. I'm so grateful,for Dr. Epter!
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