Dr. Richard Flax, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
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Dr. Richard Flax, MD
Dr. Richard Flax, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 51 years.

BREAST & GENERAL SURGICAL

2440 M St NW Ste 326

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

(202) 457-0606

Dr. Richard Flax, MD

Dr. Richard Flax, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Flax's Experience

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Dr. Flax's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
7

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Secondary Malignancies
9

Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • George Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Flax has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Flax's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Flax to family and friends
3.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Flax's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Flax accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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