Dr. Richard Goldwater, MD

Dr. Richard Goldwater, MD

Psychiatry | Male | 75 years old

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Dr. Goldwater specializes in Psychiatry and practices in Newton Center, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Goldwater's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Goldwater has 1 board action

    What are board actions
    • Failure to maintain Professional Liability Insurance (1/18/2012)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Dr. Richard P. Goldwater; License # 31990

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician practiced medicine without medical malpractice insurance for a period of approximately fifteen months.

      Action Taken:

      The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine has issued the physician a reprimand and has imposed a fine in the amount of $1,500.00.

    • State: Massachusetts

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  • Medical School
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    Phila General Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Mass Mental Health Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Psychiatry

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