Dr. Richard Pleva, MD

Dr. Richard Pleva, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Richard Pleva, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Prescott, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from CHARLES UNIVERSITY / SECOND MEDICAL COLLEGE in 1990 and specializes in gastroenterology and bariatric medicine.

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

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

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

Dr. Pleva'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

  • Gastroenterology
  • Bariatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

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

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pleva to family and friends
27 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (19)

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 (8)

I would not recommend anyone I cared about to see Dr. Pleva! His bedside manner is pathetic! He barely looks out from behind his computer screen to have eye contact. After the procedure, I had to see him as I had concerns about my colonoscopy procedure and told him that I felt everything while...more
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The office staff was pleasant and saw that I was seen quickly. They expected my co-payment which I gladly provided. Dr. Pleva was professional and courteous, friendly but not overly friendly but that was okay. I certainly would recommend him.
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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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Dr. Pleva expects upfront payment, his only concern is $$$$. He doesn't care about patient problems, office staff very rude and unprofessional, My mother was treated horribly here.The woman up front was difficult to deal with and was clearly out for the paycheck. I wouldn't take my dog to this...more
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Incredible experience. Guy expects upfront payment and tells you all about his problems. Like most MDs, his only concern is $$$$. Brazen is an understatement. Saw another Dr who was nice. B ut good is unknown.
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