Dr. Richard G. Marek, MD

Dr. Richard G. Marek, MD

Family Medicine | Male | 66 years old

Dr. Marek earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico and completed his internship and residency at the University of Southern Colorado. Dr. Marek is board certified in family medicine and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2004.Read more

Ochsner Health Center - Covington
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433 Get Directions
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I am a Family Physician , trained to address the patient as a whole not just an organ system. The most rewarding part of my practice is seeing a patient take control of their health by making tough changes, like stop smoking. Shared decision making is my practice style. My job is to provide the information and guidance and the patient chooses what they want to do regarding their health. My expertise lies in helping patients navigate the complex health system.Read more

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Dr. Marek earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico and completed his internship and residency at the University of Southern Colorado.  Dr. Marek is board certified in family medicine and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2004.

Dr. Marek's Care Philosophy

I am a Family Physician , trained to address the patient as a whole not just an organ system. The most rewarding part of my practice is seeing a patient take control of their health by making tough changes, like stop smoking.  Shared decision making is my practice style.  My job is to provide the information and guidance and the patient chooses what they want to do regarding their health. My expertise lies in helping patients navigate the complex health system.

Dr. Marek's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia

Education

  • Medical School
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Southern Colorado
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Southern Colorado

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Physical Examination
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination