Dr. Richard Sawyer Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Sawyer Jr, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(16)
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Dr. Richard Sawyer Jr, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Lawrence, MA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

25 Marston St Ste 402

Lawrence, MA 01841

Contact Information

(978) 686-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Alkaline Phosphatase Elevation
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colitis
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sawyer Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sawyer Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sawyer Jr to family and friends
4.3
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Sawyer Jr's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Sawyer displayed an extremely hostile attitude. Could never recommend him.
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in Andover, MA |
Dr Sawyer has been taking care of my husband and I as well as my brother for many years. He is wonderful and has a great personality. He jokes with you and explains things making you feel comfortable. He is terrific. One time the nurse had difficulty with my IV - he offered to help and do it...more
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in Methuen, MA |
Outstanding doctor. If you don't use him, your a Fool!
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in Lowell, MA |
4 years ago I had to have an endoscopy. Dr Sawyer was assigned to me. he was very late to get me, so with the nurse's OK i took a quick shower prior to it. Dr Sawyer came to the the patient ward, and began to berate me outside the door of the shower, in front of staff, patients and passers by....more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sawyer Jr accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sawyer Jr has admitting privileges

Holy Family Hospital
70 East St
Methuen, MA 01844
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Lawrence General Hospital
1 General St
Lawrence, MA 01841
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