Dr. Richard Orlowski, MD

Dr. Richard Orlowski, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Richard Orlowski, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1978 and specializes in medical oncology and oncology.

1205 N Center St

Hickory, NC 28601

Contact Information

(828) 324-1699

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Bleeding Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Orlowski'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.

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

114  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orlowski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orlowski's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orlowski to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Orlowski's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

This doctor was excellent. He explained things very well and was understanding and empathetic. I would recommend him to anyone.
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In 2016 I went through me second diagnosis of breast cancer after 18 1/2 yrs of being cancer free. As in 1997, Dr. Orlowski and his staff were so kind, caring, loving and helpful. He is very thorough in explaining what is going on, the risks involved - just lays everything out so I could make the...more
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Nineteen years ago I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Dr. Orlowski was very attentive and upfront with the type of cancer and the treatment involved. After the treatments were completed, he was very thorough in follow-up testing - keeping an eye on any possible reoccurance. January 2016, it was...more
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He was up front with everything we needed to know (both have seen Dr. Orlowski). We find him caring, interested in us, smart, dedicated, and a super physician and person.
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