Dr. Richard Houk, MD

Dr. Richard Houk, MD

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Dr. Richard Houk, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in rheumatology.

10001 Lile Dr

Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information

(501) 227-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Houk's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fibromyalgia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houk treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Houk treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houk treats Bone Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Houk treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houk treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Houk treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Houk, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1982
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1982
  • 1980
    Wilford Hall Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1980
  • 1978
    Wilford Hall Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977

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Dr. Houk saved my life over 10 years ago and has been helping me ever since. He is more than a Doctor. He listens and understands what you are saying and knows how to fix the problem. Even if it is sending you to another doctor that can better understand and help you. I feel like he truly cares for...Read More
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Absolutely the best rheumatologist. He really listens to his patients and provides the highest level of care!
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For those looking for Dr. Houk - he will be opening a practice around the end of July. You may find his updated contact information by going to the Directory page of the Arkansas State Medical Board website. He has been my rheumatologist for 20 years and is an amazing physician. I'm so glad I...Read More
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Dr. Houk has taken care of me for over 20 years, and I was on a stable prescription to balance my fibromyalgia, arthritis, and gout. I was not informed that he was no longer at the clinic until I called to have lyrica refilled. Then I was told by the nurse that "he is no longer here and you need...Read More
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I absolutely love Dr. Houk!! He's a wonderful doctor!! Very caring, professional & compassionate. I'm extremely upset & sadden to hear he is no longer at LRDC. I highly recommend him as a rheumatologist!
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Locations

Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Aetna
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Ambetter
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
Coventry Health Care of Tennessee PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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