Dr. Richard Powers, MD

Dr. Richard Powers, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Richard Powers, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Sebastopol, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Stanford Univ Sch Of Med in 1970 and specializes in geriatric medicine and family medicine.

6800 Palm Ave Ste A

Sebastopol, CA 95472

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Confusion
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Powers'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

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

275  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Stanford Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Harborview Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Sonoma Comm Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Powers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Powers' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powers to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Powers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was new to the area and needed a doctor. I contacted Dr Powers' staff and was amazed at how quickly they got me in. He is knowledgeable about my conditions and recommended treatment---some of which I did and then I blew off the rest. He was right, though, but no "I told you so" from him. He...more
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