Dr. Richard Zhu, MD

Dr. Richard Zhu, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Zhu, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Dyer, IN. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

24 Joliet St Ste 101

Dyer, IN 46311

Contact Information

(219) 864-2059

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 76% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 68% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 66% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
88

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Obesity
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Robotic Assisted Procedure
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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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

  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Saint Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zhu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zhu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zhu to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Zhu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Lansing Il |
He is a great surgeon. Very pleasant and friendly. His staff is wonderful too
in Dolton, IL |
Up front and honest, bedside manor is an A+. My mom is 90, he made sure that we know EVERYTHING that would take place. He was on the phone with us until after midnight. He has such a humble spirit.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Zhu accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Zhu has admitting privileges

Franciscan Health Hammond
5454 Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
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Franciscan Health Olympia Fields
20201 Crawford Ave
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
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Franciscan Healthcare Munster
701 Superior Ave
Munster, IN 46321
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Franciscan Health Dyer
24 Joliet St
Dyer, IN 46311
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