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Dr. Richard Taavon, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology •  Male • Age 60

  
Dr. Taavon

Wendover OB/GYN & Infertility

1908 Lendew St Greensboro, NC 27408
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Richard Taavon, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Greensboro, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.


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Dr. Taavon accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina PPO
Blue Options PPO
BlueMedicare HMO
BlueMedicare PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Taavon's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Yeast Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taavon treats Yeast Infections more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Taavon treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Vaginal Candidiasis
Birth Control
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taavon performs Birth Control more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Taavon performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taavon treats Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Taavon treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome

Dr. Taavon's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amniocentesis
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Taavon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Taavon

4.7

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
91.42857142857143%
(32)
4 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
5.714285714285714%
(2)

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I've been seeing him for over 15 years and he delivered both of my kids. He is a good listener, cool under pressure, kind and compassionate. I feel he always puts his patient's best interests at heart. I highly recommend Dr. Taavon.
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Every visit I have with Dr. Taavon I feel patient centered. He treats every patient as an individual. He is informative in delivering the treatment he is providing to me as a patient. He listen to and answers any questions or concerns I may have. He always offers alternatives and options for treatment. He also excepts my thoughts and input to treatment alternatives and treatment.He has a Great professional bed side manner. He is very respectful, personable and I feel his care and heart the he loves what he does.
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Dr. Taavon is truly the BEST OB around! He has such a wonderful manner about him that gives all patients a peace that they are getting the best care! He is kind and compassionate while also being extremely INTELLIGENT and helpful to my well being. COULD NOT RECOMMEND HIM MORE!!! HE IS THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Dr Taavon and this staff went out of there way to make me understand what was going on and what my next step is. So I know clearly what is going on, is makes me feel I am truly cared for and I have all faith in them.
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Helpful and compassionate. Thorough and a really caring Doctor.
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Dr. Taavon is the best doc. I’ve been a patient at this place for 21 years. I have no complaints. The best in my opinion. Thanks
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Dr. Taavon is the best! (I've actually had several medical professionals tell me that, too.) He is thorough and I never feel rushed.
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Worst dr ever
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Everyone was friendly and helpful. Dr Taavon took the time to talk to me and make me feel at ease.
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Have been going to Dr. Taavon for almost 20 years and have recommended him to many people. Wouldn't go to anyone else!
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Biography

Dr. Richard Taavon, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Greensboro, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

1992
Greater Baltimore Med Center
Residency Hospital
1988
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)