Dr. Richard Zhu, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 33
  
Dr. Zhu
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Sackler Center for Pain Management, Greenwich Hospital

5 Perryridge Rd Greenwich, CT 06830

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Dr. Richard Zhu, MD is a Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist in Greenwich, CT. He is affiliated with medical facilities Greenwich Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Zhu to book an appointment.


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Was an amazing experience with him. He explains in detail everything.
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Patricia Tolve – Oct 23, 2020
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I went to see Dr. Zhu for excruciating pain caused by nerve damage. The doctor and his entire staff are gentle, patient, talk you thru the procedure and give me hope that my pain will subside after offering me nerve block treatment. After seeing 5 different neurologists with no results I found Dr Zhu. Dr. Zhu is the only one who gave me a possible solution. I couldn't recommend Dr. Zhu more highly.
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jul 30, 2020
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Based on my experience, I would most highly recommend Dr. Zhu. I suffered joint pain for over 7 months and bounced from specialist to specialist and the condition only deteriorated. I was had difficulty walking and was unable to tie my own shoes. I am so fortunate to have discovered Dr. Zhu, because in less than an hour he accurately diagnosed the condition (which other providers were unable to do) and treated me all in one visit. I virtually floated out of his office. See him first!
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Werdna in Greenwich – Jan 16, 2019
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Excellent doctor
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Richard Zhu joins the Sackler Center for Pain Management at Greenwich Hospital after completing Anesthesiology residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital...Read more

Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

NYPH Weill Cornell Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
Yale New Haven Hosp
Residency Hospital
Yale New Haven Hosp
Internship Hospital
University of Maryland School Medicine
Medical School
Duke University
Undergraduate School

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(203) 863-3579

Dr. Zhu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Anthem
Access Blue New England Network-CT
Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
Blue New England Network-CT HMO
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
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BlueCare Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
BlueChoice New England Network-CT
Bronze Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X for HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
Gold Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Zhu's conditions and procedures:

  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Compression Fracture
  • Discography
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Neuromodulation
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Practice

Sackler Center for Pain Management, Greenwich Hospital5 Perryridge Rd Greenwich, CT 06830
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Greenwich Hospital

Greenwich, CT

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Yale New Haven Hospital

New Haven, CT

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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