Dr. Richard D. Paxton, MD

Dr. Richard D. Paxton, MD

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Pediatrics | Male | 45 years old

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 careRead more

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Care Philosophy

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 approachRead more

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I find my work as a pediatrician so enjoyable that I can't imagine doing anything else as a profession. The...Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paxton to family and friends
4.8
based on 8 total surveys
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Paxton
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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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. Paxton's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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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)
    Under 10 minutes (8)
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Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Paxton's Board Certifications

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  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

Dr. Paxton says..

I am adept at addressing the full spectrum of pediatric concerns, from acute illness and injury to chronic disease and behavioral issues. Preventive medicine and well child care are of particular interest to me, with the knowledge that prevention is often the best medicine

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  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Headache
  • Injuries
  • Laceration
  • Pediatric Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • 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

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Primary Childrens Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Primary Children's Medical Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Utah

    Graduated in 1995

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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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
  • Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Paxton's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Paxton

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
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Dr. Paxton says...

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

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Dr. Paxton's Care Philosophy

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

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Dr. Paxton says...

I am adept at addressing the full spectrum of pediatric concerns, from acute illness and injury to chronic disease and behavioral issues. Preventive medicine and well child care are of particular interest to me, with the knowledge that prevention is often the best medicine

×

Dr. Paxton says...

I appreciate your time in submitting a patient survey.  If you received good service and attention, please tell a friend.  If you did not, please tell me or my staff.  We are committed to providing you the best care.