Dr. Richard Waltman, MD

Dr. Richard Waltman, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Waltman, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

1901 S Union Ave Ste 244

Tacoma, WA 98405

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Confusion
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enteritis
  • Fever
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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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

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • 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

Dr. Waltman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waltman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waltman to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Waltman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Waltman accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Waltman has admitting privileges

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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St. Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405
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