Dr. Richard Houk, MD

Dr. Richard Houk, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Houk'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.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houk's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Houk to family and friends
20 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Houk'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 (7)

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...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...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...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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