Dr. Richard Paxton, MD

Dr. Richard Paxton, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Paxton, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Spanish Fork, UT and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in pediatrics.Read his story

Canyon View Pediatrics

325 W Center St

Spanish Fork, UT 84660
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS)
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net

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Dr. Paxton's Experience

Dr. Paxton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Paxton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Paxton "I find my work as a pediatrician so enjoyable that I can't imagine doing anything else as a profession. The personal interaction with children and their parents is very rewarding and I'm constantly trying to find new ways to deliver the best possible care"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Paxton "I feel that family is of utmost importance, and this is evident in the way I practice medicine. I love establishing a relationship with entire families and treating children using a family-centered approach"

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

10  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Breath Testing
  • Circumcision, Infant
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Physical Examination
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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.


  • University of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Primary Childrens Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Primary Children's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paxton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paxton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paxton to family and friends
18 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Paxton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (7)

Great pediatrician! We've seen Dr. Paxton for 11 years and he's fantastic. I feel like he cares about our family and will spend extra time when needed to help my children.
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Dr. Paxton is an informative, kind and patient pediatrician. My kids absolutely love him and get so excited to go in and see him and his assistants....really, I think that says a world about Dr. Paxton! What kids aging 15 years to 6 months do that? He has such a kind bedside manner and peaceful...more
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Dr. Paxton is very thorough and thoughtful! He is definitely a doctor who takes his time and answers all your questions. I recommend him to all my family and friends. He's a wonderful doctor!
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Dr Paxton is AWESOME I always leave his office feeling confident, positive and assured about my babies health. I could never switch to someone else. The most amazing man and most caring guy ever!
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I have had 2 preemies, and I have loved having Dr. Paxton as our pediatrician. He is great at listening to my concerns while still telling me what I need to hear. My kids both enjoy going to see him. He is very likeable and knowledgeable. Even though we have moved farther away, we still decided to...more
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