Dr. Richard Royal, MD

Dr. Richard Royal, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Richard Royal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 87% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Royal'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • 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)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Royal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Royal's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Royal to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Royal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

The team of Richard Royal MD, Tara Wray, PA, and his nurse Effie are awesome. I've had stage 3 metastatic malignant melanoma in 2010 requiring surgeries and now again have a totally new case of stage 3 metastatic melanoma, and I wouldn't go anywhere else. They are just as great now as they were...more
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