Dr. Richard Wright Jr, MD
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Family Medicine | Male

Care Philosophy

We pride ourselves in providing quality affordable health care. Being centrally located in north Florida, it allows us to provide in house x-ray, allergy treatments, acute and chronic headache management, laboratory, EKG, ultrasound, minor surgeries, bone density scan for osteoporosis, vascular surgery and much more to the neighboring communities of Lake City, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and Valdosta.

Biography

Dr. Richard Wright Jr, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Lake City, FL. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Wright Jr is affiliated with Lake City Medical Center.

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Dr. Wright Jr's Reviews

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2.6
based on 24 total surveys (12 with reviews)
Dr. Wright Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (12)
in Lake City, FL |
Without a doubt the most caring and experienced Doctor in Lake City. I would recommend him for all your medical needs. If he can't handle your problem he is not afraid to send you to someone who can.. we love Dr Wright.
Lake City, FL |
This doctor considers his patients walking ATM machines. He has completely forgotten that they are human beings. He has badly overloaded his PAs with patients and is trying to give them even more work! He writes arbitrary policies and doesn't care if a patient suffers because of it. Hmmm...where will I EVER find another doctor in Lake City?
in lake city |
I've been with them for years but they've changed everything the one Dr I used got fed up and left. All they want now is money. You have to go every 3 months if not you are dropped out of the system
in Lake City, FL |
This is not a place you want to go. My wife was dropped for no reason suddenly, while she has had a major health issue.
in Lake City, FL |
I also received a rude letter, after being a patient there for many years, saying they were dropping me as a patient. Would not recommend anyone to this office.
in Lake city fl |
Absolutely the worst doc office in lake city! They dropped my mother for cancelling an appointment she couldn't make!!! Then said they'd call in an inhaler that was never called in so my mother is in the middle of nowhere with copd and can't breath! And when you call they hang up on you, and get nasty with you! Not the way you do business especially when your patients health is on your hands!!
Fort White |
Be careful if choosin this institution. They will drop you as a patient just because you have a little bad luck with gettin a ride to your appt. I'm disabled, without a car, and have to rely on other people. Missed some appts. and they drop me. No concern nothin. I was even denied speakin to the only Dr. there, then told they would renew my inhaler prescription, then didn't do that either. They sure have changed!
Lake City, FL |
Went for my yearly physica. Although I offered 3 different times, no one wanted a list of my current medications. Both the PA and technician took personal phone calls on their cell phones in the exam room during my visit. PA mentioned that there was fluid behind my ears and redness in my throat but offered no recommendations or solutions. Definitely not a quality office visit and not the first time this has happened. Will be going elsewhere.
in Lake City, FL |
After 18+ years of being a patient of Dr. Wrights, I received a rude letter that simply states You will no longer be seen as a patient at this office, please find another physician. Didn't state a reason, regrets or anything! I called and was told since over the last year I had canceled and rescheduled appointments that I will no longer be seen there. When I asked is there any second chances, the nurse simply said no. In my opinion this has become a Wal mart dr. office.....All about money.
in Live Oak, FL |
AFTER YEARS OF GOING THERE, I MISSED MY LAST APPOINT, I WAS TOLD THAT I NO LONGER WILL BE TREATED AND TO FIND ANOTHER DOCTOR . THANKS DOC. GUESS MONEY IS YOUR RULE.....
in Lake City, FL |
He should retire. He doesn't see patients, it's all farmed out to PA & ARNP's, who are too busy trying to get you out of the office to give you good care or listen. I felt very rushed, lately the front desk staff was, while not impolite, not friendly and seemed to me unhappy with their working conditions or atmosphere or something. It just felt uncomfortable. My questions were rarely answered, The practice has gone way downhill. I'll never go back there. Two years of that is too much.
in Flagler Beach, FL |
I NEVER saw this Wright (or wrong) doctor. He does not see patients but sits in his office and occasionally walks around the office to see how his Physician's Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and other office assistants are working. Against HIPPA regulations, although there were at least 5 of us in the same waiting room, he discussed another patient's condition in front of all of us. U won't seeDr. Wright. You will see 4 or 5 other staff for no reason in order to build income!
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Dr. Wright Jr's Care Philosophy

We pride ourselves in providing quality affordable health care. Being centrally located in north Florida, it allows us to provide in house x-ray, allergy treatments, acute and chronic headache management, laboratory, EKG, ultrasound, minor surgeries, bone density scan for osteoporosis, vascular surgery and much more to the neighboring communities of Lake City, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and Valdosta.

Dr. Wright Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Varicose Veins

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Miami / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    St Vincent's Med Center
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Florida

    Graduated in 1972

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colposcopy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination