Dr. Richard Podell, MD

Dr. Richard Podell, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Richard Podell, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Summit, NJ and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1969 and specializes in internal medicine and family medicine.

11 Overlook Rd Ste 140

Summit, NJ 07901

Contact Information

(908) 273-7770

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Dr. Podell's Experience

Dr. Podell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Podell "Our goal is to help people who have complex, difficult health problems that have not done well enough with standard treatments alone. These problems include chronic muscle pain/fibromyalgia: fatigue; chronic depression, anxiety and stress-related disorders; chronic headache, irritable bowel, natural thyroid treatments and Candida yeast problems."

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

64  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Harvard School Public Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Stl Lukes
    Other Education | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Achievment Award from NJ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association, 2006
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor Award, 2012
  • New Jersey's Best Top Doctors, 2012
  • Clinical Professor Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2012
Media & Publications
  • When Your Doctor Doesn't Know Best, 1995
  • Doctor Why Am I So Tired?, 1987
  • Patient Power, 1996
  • Primary Physicians Guide to the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease, 1983
  • Fibromyalogia: Practical Treatments for the Family Physician, 2005
  • More than 40 medical articles on nutrition, health and preventive medicine, 1970-2000
  • Fibromyalgia: A Gudie for Diagnosis and Treatment, 2007
  • Good Morning America, 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Podell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Podell to family and friends
22 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Podell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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