Dr. Richard Waltman, MD

Dr. Richard Waltman, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Richard Waltman, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ in 1975 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

1901 S Union Ave Ste 244

Tacoma, WA 98405

Contact Information

(253) 459-6500

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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more than 81% of peers
more than 70% of peers
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
more than 67% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

105  Conditions Treated


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8  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • San Francisco General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Harbor Genl Hospital UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waltman's Reviews

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3 total reviews

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Dr. Waltman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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