Dr. Richard Fox, DO

Dr. Richard Fox, DO

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Fox, DO is an internal medicine specialist in Tamarac, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

Dr. Richard L. Fox D.O., PA

7171 N University Dr Ste 203

Tamarac, FL 33321
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medica

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Dr. Fox's Experience

Dr. Fox's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Fox's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fox "I am 48 years old and I graduated from Michigan State University for both undergrad and medical school. I have been practicing Internal Medicine for 22 years. I did my internship and residency at Botsford Hospital in Farmington, Michigan. I am board certified in internal medicine and have always been board certified and am current with all my continuing medical education requirements. I have been married for 22 years to my wife Kim who is also the practice manager of my office. We have 3 children. I enjoy fishing with my brother and family vacations and reunions. Medicine is not black and white. It is a science and an art form. Good physicians have excellent practical knowledge and excellent intuition. Medicine by medical matrix created by pharma and insurance companies is not my forte. Patients don't usually fit into nice and neat black and white boxes. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fox "Dr. Fox's care philosophy is that everyone is unique.  It's important to understand a person's current medical history as well as past history and family history to understand a patient's full comprehensive medical profile.  Dr. Fox also believes in continuity of care.  If the individual insurance plan will permit; Dr. Fox will care for his patients in the office and during hospitalizations in order to maximize quality of care and minimize misdiagnosis from hospital physicians unfamiliar with the patient's medical history.   "

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*

197  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Shots
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fox has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fox's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fox to family and friends
56 total reviews (20 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fox's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Fox Says:

Since 2015 my office has undergone many changes.  We have contracted with AthenaHealth for our EMR and Billing management.  This has allowed for the office to become much more efficient and has added additional services like a secure patient portal which allows patients to access their medical records securely and message me privately.  It has also streamlined all prescriptions requests and renewals and patient messages


Patient Comments (20)

I have been going to Dr. Fox for about 16 years.His front desk was rude another patient on the phone and then proceeded to be rude to me. When I saw the doctor he was very aloof and I do not feel was interested in my care. He seemed to be irritated that I had a yearly check up rather than just a...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Fox. He is as competent as the best and cares about his patients. I trust his professional opinion, and that's the most important thing for me in a doctor. His office staff are competent and always try to accommodate the needs of the patients. Nobody can make a better choice...more
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This is the internist everyone searches for..so bright, kind, and thorough. Dr Fox sincerely cares about his patients and he leaves no question unanswered. I feel very fortunate to have been recommended to his practice.
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Dr Fox is by far the BEST
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He has been my doctor for several years. He and his staff are very organized working with all the new upgraded health record systems. Appointments are easy to make and my wait time is short. With all the changes in insurance over the years I've always been happy that I've been able to keep Dr Fox...more
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