Dr. Richard Kiefer, MD

Dr. Richard Kiefer, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. Richard Kiefer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Oshkosh, WI and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

855 N Westhaven Dr

Oshkosh, WI 54904

Contact Information

(920) 303-8700

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. Kiefer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 92% of peers
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Kiefer'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

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

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40  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kiefer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kiefer's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kiefer to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Kiefer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Kiefer did a wonderful job explaining what my medical situation is. He answered all of my questions in good detail and the surgery he performed to remove my gallbladder was successful. The only frustration I had was the nurses I dealt with at the Hospital I found were very rude. They had an...more
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Dr. Kiefer literally saved my life. I was admitted to the ER in April 2014 with a condition that had been misdiagnosed for some years by other doctors. His expertise led to the diagnosis of a rare cancer with subsequent extensive surgery. Though I continue to live with Stage IV NET cancer, I am...more
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He was an outstanding surgeon! He repaired my right breast and was very good at explaining my condition. I would recommend him to anyone who needs breast work done.
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