Dr. Richard Footer, MD

Dr. Richard Footer, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(30)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Footer, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Bethesda, MD. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

4808 Moorland Ln Ste 103

Bethesda, MD 20814

Contact Information

(301) 215-7778

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
very high
more than 94% of peers
C-Section
very high
more than 92% of peers
Breast Pain
high
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
29

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
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Procedures

  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Providence Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • George Washington University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Footer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Footer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Footer to family and friends
3.8
based on 30 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Footer's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Falls Church, VA |
He is thurough, straight forward, and knowledgeable. As someone said before he doesn't blow off any questions you have. I just wish he delivered at other hospitals. I'm so glad I go to him.
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in Silver Spring, MD |
Caring, knowledgeable, thorough and reassuring. He takes time with his patients and this is reflected in his waits, but well worth it.
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in Silver Spring |
I give the office 4 1/2 stars The office is small, which I like. Marla, the administrative-nursing assistant-technician-record keeper is quite nice. Dr. Footer is friendly, approachable and down-to-earth. He is thorough and doesn't wave off a patient's concern and just "being in one's head". They...more
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Takoma Park, MD |
I have been a patient of Dr. Footer for about three years. The office only accepts cash and you normally have to wait over two weeks when scheduling an appointment and my appointment has been cancelled multiple times. Also beware you will charge a copay for your yearly visit even when you...more
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in Monrovia, MD |
I have been a patient in Dr. Footer's practice for over 25 years now. There is no one I would trust more to deal with my body, than Dr. Footer. He is knowledgeable, does not blow things out of proportion, is not an alarmist, always able to call me back if I have questions, and is very...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Footer accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS

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Hospitals where Dr. Footer has admitting privileges

Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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