Dr. Richard Sanders, MD

Dr. Richard Sanders, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Richard Sanders, MD is a family medicine specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1975 and specializes in family medicine.

501 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 433-8400

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Sanders' Experience

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Dr. Sanders' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sanders does not have any board certifications listed.

152  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Touro Infirm
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Lake Charles Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sanders has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sanders has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanders' Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanders to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Sanders' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

As a RN, I see one of Dr. Sanders patients in the home. I called to speak with him on a patients behalf. He was rude, unprofessional, and would not let me get a word in. He then proceeded to hang up on me. I would not recommend him to anyone.
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