Dr. Richard Harding, MD

Dr. Richard Harding, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Richard Harding, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.

2320 N 3rd St

Phoenix, AZ 85004

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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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Dr. Harding's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harding performs Thyroid Lobectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Harding performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Thyroidectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harding performs Thyroidectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Harding performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Parathyroidectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Harding performs Parathyroidectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Harding performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Minimally-Invasive Parathyrodectomy

Dr. Harding's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • 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
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Harding, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Georgetown University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Vanderbilt University
Medical School
1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Harding's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Harding

4.6

Based on 36 reviews

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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Harding is a top rated doctor, and one of the best in his field!! He performed a Total Thyroidectomy on me after I had been dealing with a complex form of Graves Disease/Hyperthyroidism for many years. I had minimal scarring, and I was beyond impressed with the results. He has excellent bedside...Read More
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When my endocrinologist referred me to Dr. Harding for a total thyroidectomy, he told me he was the best surgeon in the Valley. I have to agree wholeheartedly. I felt comfortable with Dr. Harding immediately. He took the time to explain everything in detail and answered every one of my questions....Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Ameriben
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Care 1st Health Plan
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
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Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
Tricare
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Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
Fiserv
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare PPO
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC
Zenith Administrators Inc