Dr. Richard Wurtz, MD

Family MedicineMaleAge 48

Dr. Richard Wurtz, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Lincoln, NE and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with medical facilities Bryan East Campus and CHI Health St. Elizabeth. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wurtz to book an appointment.

Dr. Wurtz

Holy Family Medical Associates LLC

7121 Stephanie Ln Ste 105 Lincoln, NE 68516
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Wurtz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Administrative Physical
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Biopsy
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Exam
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Screening
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chickenpox
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Circumcision
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Skin
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dysentery
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Sprain
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Impetigo
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Indigestion
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Infertility
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mammography
  • Mastodynia
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Normal Labor
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phimosis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Purpura
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Stitches
  • Strep Test
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wart Treatment
  • Warts
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain
  • Yeast Infections

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(402) 484-8383

Dr. Wurtz accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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HealthSmart
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
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Tricare
TriCare for Life
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Dr. Wurtz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wurtz

4.6

Based on 31 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Listened & answered questions (29)
  • Staff friendliness (29)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (3)
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We love Dr. Wurtz! Kind, caring & personalable. Highly recommend him & his staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Lincoln, Nebraska – Apr 19, 2018
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Dr. Wurtz has been my OB/GYN for all 4 of my pregnancies since September 2014, including my current baby who is due in early June. The reason why I have continued to go to Dr. Wurtz, even after moving to Hastings in August 2017 is I feel that I am a top priority to him as a patient. He has given me his personal cell phone number in case I have any worries about preterm labor or something serious comes up, and he always responds immediately when I have a concern. He is incredibly considerate.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 05, 2018
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We are so thankful for Dr. Wurtz. He is so caring and always does a thorough exam. Both of my kids love going to the doctor now because of him and I'm so thankful that he's been there through my pregnancies. He's unlike many other doctors I have seen and truly takes his time to get to know his patients and how to best to serve them.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 04, 2018
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Highly recommend! He is a great doctor. He really listens so that he can help you. He spends the most time that I have ever seen a doctor spend with their patients! Very thorough!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 04, 2018
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We love Dr. Wurtz! We have great trust in him as our family doctor. It is worth it to us to drive an hour from out of town to see him. He has been our doctor for 7 years now. We trust his judgement on all medical decisions for our family.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 04, 2018
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We have used Dr Wurtz for a long time. He is very smart, very thorough. He has delivered our babies, and diagnosed our illnesses. We have recommended many of our family and friends to him. Perfectly satisfied! Thank you
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Dan in Lincoln NE – Apr 04, 2018
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Dr. Wurtz helped me to find ways to manage my Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and to conceive after a year of infertility. He delivered my baby and continues to be my family's primary physician, although we have moved three hours away. His knowledge and confidence make him a favorite with my husband, and his gentleness and calm demeanor really speak to me. He has a genuine care for each and every one of his patients and he is extremely knowledgable in his practice.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Apr 04, 2018
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Dr. Wurtz is other only anamazing doctor but he cares so much about his patients. I’ve been been a patient since 2007 and wouldn’t go anywhere else. He is a great doctor for myself but is also so amazing with my kids. They love him, and that says a lot on days when a visit includes shots or something not fun.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Bridget in Lincoln, NE – Apr 04, 2018
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Dr wurtz has been an amazing doctor for our family and I would recommend him to everyone! He always is willing to fit my family in when we need to be seen last minute and willing to stay late if anyone needs him! He is very dedicated to his patients and treats them all like they are his family! He is very knowledgeable and always brings peace of mind! He is truly a gift in Lincoln!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lincoln, NE – Apr 04, 2018
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Excellent family doctor, highly recommended.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 04, 2018
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I went to Dr. Wurtz on the recommendation of a family member and will never be back. His patient bedside manner is atrocious and he ordered tests I specifically said no to. A few months later I was in the delivery room with my sister as Dr. Wurtz sat on a couch in the LDR looking at real estate properties telling her not to push. My advice, do not establish care with this doctor.
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What could be improved
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Lincoln, NE – Jun 09, 2017
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Excellent highly recommended. He listens, genuinely and to help patients to have a quality of life. He was doctor for 8 years and would be if I had not moved.
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Care Philosophy

I enjoy helping my patients become healthy and stay healthy and cherish the ability to play a part in the entire family's health care. I have degrees of...Read more

Biography

Dr. Wurtz was born in Topeka, Kansas, and moved with his family to Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated summa cum laude from Benedictine College, and in 1998,...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

St Anthony Hospital
Residency Hospital
1998
University of Kansas / School of Medicine
Medical School
Benedictine College
Undergraduate School

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Dr. Wurtz frequently treats Viral Infection, Immunization Administration, and Cough. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Wurtz treats.

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Dr. Wurtz's office is located at 7121 Stephanie Ln Ste 105, Lincoln, NE 68516. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Practice

Holy Family Medical Associates LLC7121 Stephanie Ln Ste 105 Lincoln, NE 68516
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Wurtz is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Bryan East Campus

Lincoln, NE

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

CHI Health St. Elizabeth

Lincoln, NE

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received