Dr. Richard Summermatter, MD

Dr. Richard Summermatter, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Richard Summermatter, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Springfield, VT and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1980 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

29 Ridgewood Rd

Springfield, VT 05156

Contact Information

(802) 886-3556

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Gonorrhea Screening
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pregnancy Ultrasound
very high
more than 98% of peers
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Summermatter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

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41  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amniocentesis
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Vermont.

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 1980
  • Chldns Hosp/SUNY
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Summermatter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Summermatter's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Summermatter to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Summermatter'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

A very caring, competent doctor. He did very well, and probably saved my daughter's life. His staff, and team members are excellent. He went out of his way to bridge a cultural gap, as my wife is Chinese, and sometimes got confused, and frightening by the American medical system. I...more
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Simply amazing! Very kind professional I always left the office feeling confident in our choices and plans for my delivery/labor day every question was answered thoroughly and with care. I had many Dr's before dr summermatter and never did I leave feeling like everything was going to be ok,when I...more
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Dr.Summermatter preformed my recent surgery.may He is a very caring Dr.and I'm glad I chose him for my care and my surgery.
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