Dr. Richard Vu, MD

Dr. Richard Vu, MD

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Internal Medicine  ·  
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48 y/o
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Dr. Richard Vu, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in internal medicine.

Matthews-Vu Medical Group

4190 E Woodmen Rd Ste 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80920
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vu's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breath Testing
Bronchitis
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dementia or Depression Screening
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hives
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Influenza (Flu)
Injuries
Insomnia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Disorders
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Postnasal Drip
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Second-Degree Burns
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Spirometry
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trichomoniasis Screening
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vaginosis Screening
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

Matthews-Vu Medical Group offers exceptional healthcare for children and adults. We provide the highest quality of care for our patients of all ages. Our practice specialties are Pediatrics, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine. Our mission is to provide compassionate care for your entire family.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • McGaw Med Center At Northwestern University
    Medical School
  • 1999
    Rush Presbyn St Luke's Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    Rush Presbyn St Luke's Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Vu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vu

3.3

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
42.42424242424242%
(14)
4 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(3)
3 Stars
15.151515151515152%
(5)
2 Stars
3.0303030303030303%
(1)
1 Star
30.303030303030305%
(10)

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  • Scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr Vu is a great doctor who is worried more about money than his patients. After many years with his office, I left after dealing with a 6 month headache because the doctor couldn't get me in on my scheduled appointment day and I had to reschedule with another doctor in his office. His PA's are...Read More
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Dr. Vu is the best primary care physician I have ever had. He diagnosed a detached retina several years ago which likely saved the vision in my right eye. He takes all the time we need to insure my health is excellent. He is very knowledgeable in all areas of medicine which gives me confidence to...Read More
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Dr. Vu is not only a highly trained specialist, he is a very respectful, gentle listener and care giver who seems to enjoy working with older patients like us. He is thorough, gives you a printout of what you discussed each visit, and refers you appropriately to other specialists as needed. We...Read More
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Dr Vu is very knowledgeable and personable. He'll spend as much time with you as he needs until you're both satisfied. That being said, wait times have grown exponentially over the last 3 years. Even for the first 8 AM appointment, expect to wait a while.
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Dr. Vu is the best internal medicine doctor I have ever seen. He cares about his patients, is kind, well respected in the community, and takes his time with each patient. At times it can be a long wait, but he takes individual care of the person and doesn't rush through and treat you as a...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Cigna
Cigna Network
Cofinity
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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