Dr. Richard Gordon, MD

Dr. Richard Gordon, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Gordon, MD is a general surgery specialist in Largo, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

Advances Surgical Associates of West Florida

1258 W Bay Dr Ste E

Largo, FL 33770
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Gordon'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

This content was provided by Dr. Gordon "Provide the utmost professional and up to date surgical expertise; friendly and helpful office staff; prompt appointments and surgery booking time. Dr. Gordon is fellowship trained in Bariatric Surgery."

8  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Therapy Endoscopy

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

37  Conditions Treated


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54  Procedures


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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.


  • University of Toronto / Faculty of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Ottawa
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Ottawa / Faculty of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of Ottawa / Faculty of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gordon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Largo Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Gordon is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Gordon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gordon to family and friends
23 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gordon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Excellent did my weight loss surgery zero problems very happy
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From the first phone call to meeting my Surgeon his staff is top notch. Dr.. Gordon spent lots of time answering all my questions and concerns. They are the best office! So happy I chose them.
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would not recommend this surgeon. Appears to get irritated when try to talk with him. Very discouraging.
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Dr. Gordon did my Gastric Sleeve Surgery. I am happy with results so far, I believe that the success of this is in my hands though! I'm really happy that my incisions healed great. Dr Gordon's office was a lot better than another bariatric office that I had been too! I actually switched from...more
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Dr. Gordon is honest and straightforward. I always felt supported by him and by his staff. I would highly recommend Dr. Gordon.
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