Dr. Richard Hostetter, MD

Dr. Richard Hostetter, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Hostetter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Goshen, IN and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology.Read his story

Goshen Physicians | Multispecialty Clinic General Surgery

2016 S Main St Ste A

Goshen, IN 46526
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Top Care Areas

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

more than 73% of peers
Skin Cancer
more than 61% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 56% of peers

Dr. Hostetter'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.

Dr. Hostetter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hostetter "Richard Hostetter, MD, is a board certified general surgeon with a special certificate in surgical oncology. He provides on-demand skin care and endoscopic services and specializes in cancers of the head and neck, gastrointestinal system, lungs, liver, esophagus, bladder, soft tissues, skin and endocrine glands. Dr. Hostetter performs a range of open and minimally invasive surgeries, including endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures. He also does robotic surgeries. Dr. Hostetter is a clinical assistant professor of surgery in the Department of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. He also has served as a well-respected practitioner with Goshen Center for Cancer Care."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hostetter "Dr. Hostetter has spent 38 plus years in practice incorporating holistic and spiritual care to align with patient wishes and desires for their concept and expectations of healing. Cost management and advanced techniques can go hand and hand, but nothing is more expensive than futile care. That's why Dr. Hostetter routinely discusses what patients want, their expectations and what kind of care will provide the best care for each of them individually."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

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

122  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Health Scis/chicago Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Health Scis/chicago Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Tex
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Meml Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hostetter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hostetter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hostetter to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Hostetter'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
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