Dr. Richard Perry, MD

Dr. Richard Perry, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Richard Perry, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1976 and specializes in general surgery.

1441 N 12th St Fl 2

Phoenix, AZ 85006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Perry "To help people achieve health for life."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

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67  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vagotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Grady Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perry has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perry's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perry to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Perry's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I gave Dr. Perry two stars only because of his front office and surgical nurse. I had Breast Cancer surgery and then the Savy radiation treatment, about 3 months later I got a very bad infection in that Breast and when I'd call his office (3 different times) they would refer me to the nurse who...more
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He is best Surgeon i have ever had. Had Mastectomy on both breast. The next day had no pain. I would recommend him to anyone. I wish he could my doctor for everything.
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This Dr almost killed me....I had a routine surgery, my inferior veinacava was knicked...I was in ICU for 2 weeks...I would suggest a different surgeon..
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I was referred to Dr Perry for breast cancer surgery. He performed both a lumpectomy and mastectomy. While he is an excellent surgeon, the caring and compassion he displayed helped me thru my cancer journey. Dr Perry helped me find a wonderful reconstructive surgeon, again gently answering my...more
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