Dr. Richard Stephen, MD

Dr. Richard Stephen, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Stephen, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Bessemer, AL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1985 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

995 9th Ave SW Ste 500

Bessemer, AL 35022

Contact Information

(205) 481-7750

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Endometriosis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
41

Conditions Treated

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28

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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 Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Carraway Meth Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Carraway Meth Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stephen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stephen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stephen to family and friends
5.0
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Stephen'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
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Birmingham
I've been a patient of Dr. Stephen since 2000 and I couldn't been referred to a better physician.. Dr.Stephen is well educated and his bed side manner is superb every visit or concerns are taken seriously by him and his nursing staff. I have never left his office or the hospital with any concerns...more
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