Dr. Richard F. Sawyer Jr., MD

Dr. Richard F. Sawyer Jr., MD

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Gastroenterology | Male | 59 years old

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Dr. Sawyer Jr. specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Lawrence, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Sawyer Jr.'s Reviews

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Dr. Sawyer Jr.'s 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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
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 himself. The guy rocks - and we are retired and have a lot of experience with doctors. We feel fortunate to have him for a doctor.
in Methuen, MA |
Outstanding doctor. If you don't use him, your a Fool!
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. Not only was this experience embarrassing for me as a patient in the hospital, but it was disturbing to the patients on the floor and damaging to his credibility as a professional to his colleagues.
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Dr. Sawyer Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Alkaline Phosphatase Elevation
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 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
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Rochester

    Completed in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

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