Dr. Richard Gould, MD

Dr. Richard Gould, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Gould, MD is a general surgery specialist in Federal Way, WA. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

Franciscan Surgical Associates at St. Francis

34509 9th Ave S Ste 204

Federal Way, WA 98003
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas


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Hernia Repair
more than 45% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 5% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gould "Dr. Richard R. Gould is a general surgeon with interest and experience in thyroid, breast, thoracic, advanced laparoscopic, colon and rectal surgery. Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Gould initiated and managed the laparoscopic surgery program at the Fresno VA Medical Center, training fellow surgeons and staff in state-of-the-art procedures. As a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Gould focuses on providing the safest and best medical care possible through a team approach that includes himself and his patients, as well as fellow physicians and health care providers. A Northwest native, Dr. Gould enjoys cycling, backpacking, playing guitar and spending time with his family."


  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated



Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of California
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gould has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gould's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gould to family and friends
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Dr. Gould's Performance

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Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I last saw Dr. Should in 2010 for abdominal surgery. Because I have MRSA, he was especially watchful over my post-surgical recovery. He always took time to explain my progress & answer questions. When I was finally sent to learn how to perform my own wound care, he continued to see me to insure I...more
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I had high hope for help from Dr. Gould. I have had continuous pain for months, and was referred to him for help. Dr Gould was only interested in ensuring that I knew he would not prescribe pain medication, and I would just have to live with the pain. SInce the problem didn't appear to have a...more
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