Dr. Richard Kline, MD

Dr. Richard Kline, MD

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Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Richard Kline, MD is an oncology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in oncology.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

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

Cervical Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ovarian Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Kline'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. Kline's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kline "Dr. Kline earned his medical degree from LSU, completed his residency at Ochsner and completed his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Tumor Institute in Houston, Texas. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1986 when he became Ochsners first staff gynecologic oncologist. Dr. Kline is a recognized expert in gynecologic oncology having been named as one of the top gynecologic oncologists in the city by the New Orleans Magazine. His special interest and expertise is the treatment of malignancies of the female reproductive organs including cancer of the ovary, uterus, cervix, vagina and vulva including radical pelvic surgery and chemotherapy. Dr. Kline is also a prolific researcher and is an investigator for the National Cancer Institute's Gynecologic Oncology Group. He has written many articles for scientific publications including two book chapters."

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1  Specialties

  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

92  Conditions Treated

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41  Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • LSU School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Ochsner
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ochsner
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas/M.D. Anderson Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kline has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kline's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kline to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

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4.9
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Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kline'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 (2)

Dr. Kline is the best. He is very very smart and knows his practice that's for sure. He is very considerate and caring for his patients. He is a beautiful person inside and out. I love him because he saved my life. He is definitely a God-sent. I thank God every day of my life for sending me to Dr....more
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I would definitely recommend Dr Kline to others. He is not only very skilled but also very caring
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