Dr. Richard Pleva, MD

Dr. Richard Pleva, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(25)
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Dr. Richard Pleva, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Prescott, AZ. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

5350 Distinction Way

Prescott, AZ 86301

Contact Information

(928) 445-4066

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Charles University / Second Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Easton Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • SUNY Buffalo Grad Med Dent
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pleva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pleva's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pleva to family and friends
2.1
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Pleva's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Prescot, AZ |
I had an emergency admittance to the hospital with a hemmoraging ulcer. Dr Pleva was the doctor on call and took excellent care of me with an endoscopy and cauterization. Even though it was a Saturday afternoon he was nice, not talkative but pleasant. The follow up office visit was the opposite...more
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in Prescott, AZ |
Dr. Pleva expects upfront payment, his only concern is $$$$. He doesn't care about patient problems, office staff very rude and unprofessional, My mother was treated horribly here.The woman up front was difficult to deal with and was clearly out for the paycheck. I wouldn't take my dog to this...more
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Prescott Valley, AZ |
Incredible experience. Guy expects upfront payment and tells you all about his problems. Like most MDs, his only concern is $$$$. Brazen is an understatement. Saw another Dr who was nice. B ut good is unknown.
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in CHINO VALLEY |
I had a colonoscopy two days ago and the service was excellent! As a retired RN, who worked in the hospital setting, I've had tons of Dr. Pleva's patients and there was never a problem after they had a colonoscopy from Dr. Pleva. Reviews state he doesn't have good bedside manner, he just isn't a...more
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in Prescott, AZ |
Dr. Pleva's office apparently waited until the last minute before sending a referral to my primary's office. I had already starting my fasting and was minutes away from drinking my prep when I discovered my colonoscopy wasn't going to happen. Totally upsetting and unacceptable!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pleva accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Pleva has admitting privileges

Yavapai Regional Medical Center - East Campus
7700 E Florentine Rd
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
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Yavapai Regional Medical Center - West Campus
1003 Willow Creek Rd
Prescott, AZ 86301
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