Dr. Richard Golub, MD

Dr. Richard Golub, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Richard Golub, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1984 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

3333 Cattlemen Rd Ste 206

Sarasota, FL 34232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 98% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Golub'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.

Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

33  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Repair of Rectocele With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2/8/2016
    Amount or Range: $750,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: SARASOTA COUNTY
    State: 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.

Education

  • University Of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Suny-Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • State University Of New York (SUNY) At Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Grant Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Golub has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Golub has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Golub's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golub to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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

Dr. Golub's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Golub is competent and helpful. His front-office staff is not. I received insurance information from his staff that contradicted that from my insurer, I called Dr. Golub's office to clarify. My call was not returned. I went to the office, overheard the staff member complain, " I don't work...more
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Dr. Golub performed surgery for a prolapse and just prior to entering the OR I had to remind him he had planned to perform it laparoscopically. He seemed very annoyed and in a hurry, as it was quicker and easier for HIM to open up the abdomen. I quickly developed a prolapse right below what he...more
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