Dr. Richard Hempel, MD

Dr. Richard Hempel, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Richard Hempel, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Danville, KY and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in geriatric medicine and family medicine.

640 E Lexington Ave

Danville, KY 40422

Contact Information

(859) 236-1250

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Hempel'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.

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

196  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Tallahassee Meml Regl Med C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hempel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hempel's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hempel to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Hempel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I heard he was a good doctor. He was recommended to us by a friend. I called and left a message several days ago about setting up an appointment, and no one has ever called back.
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He has been my doctor for almost 30 years....there is no better doctor. ..he actually/truly cares for his patients well being....he has never misdiagnosed and if you don't need it (prescription) you're not getting it....a very caring and experienced doctor!
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