Dr. Richard Zachrich, MD

Dr. Richard Zachrich, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Zachrich, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Santa Maria, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in geriatric medicine.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Zachrich performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 98% of peers
Liver Function Test
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Zachrich's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zachrich "I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible."

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

183  Conditions Treated


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25  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Santa Monica Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Santa Monica Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zachrich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Marian Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Zachrich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zachrich to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zachrich's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Zachrich is extremely experienced and I highly recommend him. I am what would be considered a "complex" case and started to see him years ago - he continually exceeds my expectations even with my health challenges. He will even take the time to call me personally with test results as well as...more
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Dr Zachrich has been my primary care physician for 12 years. He is extremely motivated to help. If he doesn't know the answer he does the research to find an answer. He listens and explains in a way that can be understood.
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