Dr. Richard Tay, MD

Dr. Richard Tay, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(12)
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Dr. Richard Tay, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Temple, TX. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.Read his story

1905 SW H K Dodgen Loop

Temple, TX 76502

Contact Information

(254) 298-2400

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Tay's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tay "Dr. Richard Tay is a board-certified gastroenterologist in Templeand Killeen. He graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his specialty training at Chicago Medical School. Dr. Tay believes in personal and friendly patient care."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Tay does not have any board certifications listed.

60

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cirrhosis
  • 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 Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Health Scis/Chicago Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Health Scis/Chicago Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Health Scis/Chicago Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tay has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tay's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tay to family and friends
2.8
based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Tay's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

100% will be cancelling my follow-up
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Belton, TX |
Would not recommend this doctor to anyone. Very poor service and not taken seriously.
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Austin, TX |
Did not feel he was thorough or took situation seriously
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in Temple, TX |
This is my second colonoscopy with Dr. Tay and he is exceptional. His staff is first rate and Amanda is the greatest...I highly recommend him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tay accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Network S
  • Cigna
    Commercial PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Teachers Retirement System (TRS)
  • Texas True Choice
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Tay has admitting privileges

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights
850 W Central Texas Expy
Harker Heights, TX 76548
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Metroplex Hospital
2201 S Clear Creek Rd
Killeen, TX 76549
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