Dr. Richard Harding, MD

Dr. Richard Harding, MD

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Age 54
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Dr. Richard Harding, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.

2320 N 3rd St

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
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Top Care Areas

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

Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Parathyroidectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroidectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

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65  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harding has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harding's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harding to family and friends
33 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Harding's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Both my wife and I had parathyroid surgery. Dr. Harding is a fantastic surgeon, we were up and around in days and the surgery was 100% successful. He is direct and very clear in his diagnosis, has in-office ultrasound and explains the procedure in plain English. We give him our highest...more
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I was very impressed with Dr. Harding. I had a recent partial thyroidectomy. This was the easiest surgery I've every had, and I've had more than 5 major surgeries. Dr Harding is very professional and answered all questions. Surgery was on time and I was home about 5 hrs later. I had very little...more
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I researched many surgeons for my partial thyroidectomy before selecting Dr. Harding. He is highly competent and has had a great deal of experience with thyroid surgeries. I preferred a specialist surgeon like Dr. Harding rather than a general ENT physician who has to attend to many general ENT...more
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I was very happy with the care and attention I received from Dr. Harding. He spent time, explaining my situation, how it would be remedied, made drawings to make sure I understood, he and his staff took very good care of me. Gloria in the post-op care with all the warm blankets I wanted, checking...more
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Excellent surgeon. He is considered to be one of the best surgeon for the procedure I had, a total thyroidectomy. My wife is a retired RN and was totally impressed .
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