Dr. Richard Laughter, MD
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Dr. Richard Laughter, MD

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Psychiatry | Male

511 E Nizhoni Blvd, Gallup, NM 87301 Get Directions
(505) 722-2923

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Dr. Laughter specializes in Psychiatry and practices in Gallup, NM. He practices at 2 locations.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laughter to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Laughter's Office & Staff
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (3)
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He and his staff NEVER get back to you. He prescribed me something that was not formulary at all and despite several messages over a few weeks of trying to have him change the drug to something else, he never did. I finally was so desperate that I ended up paying $850 out of pocket to fill the medication that wasn't covered by my insurance because I couldn't go any longer without any medication. Also, it took forever to get them to charge my insurance, also took several phone calls.
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I would highly recommend Dr.Laughter and his staff to anyone struggling with psychiatric problems and or Drug dependency problems in there life's. The staff there is so nice and understanding to there patients needs and with the rehabilitation that comes along with the recovery process. Thank you Dr. Laughter so much for giving me a new chance at life with my family and for my family. U are truly a blessing to me and my family and I am forever grateful for your practice here in Gallup NM.
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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Procedures Performed

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Nv School Of Med

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in New Mexico not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Laughter's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Laughter

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients