Dr. Richard Sterling, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 59
  
Dr. Sterling

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

1250 E Marshall St Richmond, VA 23298

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(804) 828-4060

Dr. Richard Sterling, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Richmond, VA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sterling has more experience with Liver Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson U, Medical College medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center. He is not accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sterling to book an appointment.


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Dr. Sterling accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
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Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
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HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
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HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
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HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
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Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
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KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
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Platinum OAEPO-VA
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KeyCare PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Practice Areas

Liver Disease

Liver disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the liver, such as hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis, through medications, lifestyle changes, or surgery.Compare with other Liver Disease specialists.

Typically treats 95% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Viral Hepatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sterling treats Viral Hepatitis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Sterling treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hepatitis C
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sterling treats Hepatitis C more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Sterling treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sterling treats Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Sterling treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

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Dr. Sterling's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Biography

Dr. Richard Sterling, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Richmond, VA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sterling has more experience with Liver Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Thomas Jef...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Education

2007
Virginia Commonwealth University
Internship Hospital
1994
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1989
Med College Of Virginia
Internship Hospital
1989
Virginia Commonwealth University Med College Of Virginia
Internship Hospital
1988
Thomas Jefferson U, Medical College
Medical School

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Virginia Commonwealth University Health System1250 E Marshall St Richmond, VA 23298
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Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center

Richmond, VA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)