Dr. Richard Vu, MD

Dr. Richard Vu, MD

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Internal Medicine  |  
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47 y/o
27 reviews

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Dr. Richard Vu, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He is 47 years old. Dr. Vu is affiliated with University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital Central and Penrose-St. Francis Health Services....See Less

4190 E Woodmen Rd Ste 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80920
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

Learn about Dr. Vu

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.
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Dr. Vu's Experience

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Dr. Vu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
12

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Sleep Apnea
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Procedures

  • Breath Testing
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Physical Examination
  • Spirometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • McGaw Med Center At Northwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Rush Presbyn St Luke'S Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Rush Presbyn St Luke'S Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Vu does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Vu and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Vu is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Vu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vu to family and friends
3.3
based on 27 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Dr. Vu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
Colorado Springs, CO |
Horrible wait times, no one returns calls, bills for unnecessary consults, and takes forever to get a simple physical!
Denver, CO |
I have come to Dr.Vu for the last few years.I liked the quality care so much I travel from Littleton where I live.But this months visit was extremely disappointing.I was running 10 mins late, which I called before leaving home to make sure it was going to be acceptable.When I arrived they took me right away.I was told I had to choose what I wanted to address at this appointment blood work,2nd issue or 3rd issue.I was told by Dr. Vu's assistant that because I was 10 mins late she could only do 1.
in Colorado Springs, Colorado |
Dr Vu's practice may be terribly full, but his knowledge, compassion, and thoroughness make him worth the wait. When our family has needed attention quickly, his associates within the practice have also proved extremely competent. We are fans!
in Colorado Springs, CO |
After years with practice I was very disappointed with the care.
in Colorado Springs, CO |
My Father used Dr Vu. Knowledgeable Physician with excellent support staff. Horrendous wait times make the visits very difficult for elderly patients.
in Colorado Springs, CO |
Dr Vu seems like a good doctor but the wait times are unbelievable. They get you out of the lobby and you wait in the exam room. All three visits over the past 2 years I waited for over 2 hours for the doctor to come in. To make matters worse, yesterday he interrupted my exam by taking two phone calls on his cell phone!
in Monument, CO |
Dr. Vu appears to be a pretty good doctor, but his policy of making patients go into the office every time we want a prescription re-filled is unreasonable. It smacks of his lack of trust of his patients, perhaps greed, and erring way way way on the side of too much caution. This is not the kind of relationship I seek in a doctor-patient situation. As an example, my previous GP would give me a CIPRO prescription with 3 refills a year for foreign travel - he trusted me, Dr. Vu does not.
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Dr. Vu accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • 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

Hospitals where Dr. Vu has admitting privileges

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
2222 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital Central
1400 E Boulder St
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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