Dr. Richard Lock, MD

Dr. Richard Lock, MD

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Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
55 y/o
36 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Lock specializes in Internal Medicine and practices in Houston, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Lock's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lock to family and friends
3.8
based on 36 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Dr. Lock's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Houston, TX |
I have been a patient of Dr. Lock's for many years now. He is an excellent Dr. in my opinion. Very thorough. Takes his time to listen to you & answer any questions you might have. Love his staff. Very caring. Love the convenience of having the ability to have my blood drawn in his office rather than having to go to another facility to get it done. When I went through cancer treatments in 2011, Dr. Lock stayed in touch with my oncologist the entire time to check my progress.
in HOUSTON |
I am a long time patient. I scheduled a "physical exam" on 9/29/16. My appointment was a 10. a.m. I arrived at 9:15. I I left medications list with the nurse. She left me with a depression questionaire. I went to leave a urine sample. No exam cover up or sheet was left out. I was not given an EKG. I waited another 40 minutes. Dr. Lock came in and rushed through my med list. Added antibiotics because of a burn I received a week ago. Listened to my heart, and felt under my jaw, and that
in Houston, TX |
The office is crowded because he is an excellent physician doing a tremendous job of actually caring for his patients. I am new to his practice, but I am so grateful to have found him. Now I have a doctor that I have confidence in. Thank goodness. His staff is super busy, yet concerned and helpful. My overall experience was great.
in Houston, TX |
He is an extremely thorough doctor and does an excellent job of educating the patient as he did with me. Dr. Lock is very dedicated to his profession, and I am at ease knowing he is my primary care physician.
in Houston, TX |
He he a great and very understanding Doctor,and I would truly recommend someone to him.
in Houston |
Each time I have appointment I'm seen in a timely manner and the entire staff are so nice an personable they really make you feel at ease. At times I don't have scheduled appointment I go in as walkin and I'm still seen in a timely manner. He has been Dictor for 4years now. He takes care his patients and test to detect any detentions and always ease and cure the medical problem.
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Dr. Lock's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Thyroid Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Houston

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
  • Residency Hospital
    University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

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