Dr. Richelle Schiro, MD

Dr. Richelle Schiro, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
48 y/o
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Dr. Richelle Schiro, MD is a family medicine specialist in Abita Springs, LA and has been practicing for 22 years. She specializes in family medicine.Read her story

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Dr. Schiro's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Back Pain
Biopsy
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Exam
Bronchitis
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Headache
Hearing Screening
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
High Cholesterol
HIV Screening
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Impetigo
Infectious Diseases
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Disorders
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mole Removal
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Newborn Jaundice
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Exams
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Physical Examination
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vertigo
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wart Removal
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a family physician, I help patients maintain and optimize their health. I provide health maintenance care (annual exams, health screenings, and immunizations), care of chronic health problems (blood pressure problems, diabetes, etc) and care of...

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

  • University Tn Grad School Of Med
    Residency Hospital
  • 1996
    University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Medical School
    1996

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Schiro's Reviews

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This physician's office confirmed my appointment and accepted my insurance I.D. The office also sent a letter of reminder for my appointment. When I arrived, I was asked to show I.D. and my Insurance Card. I was declined service as I was then advised "the doctor is no longer accepting Medicaid...Read More
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I would absolutely recommend Dr Schiro to everyone I know. She spent almost an hour with me going over every detail of my physical health status. I think she actually cares about her patients and I am no longer afraid to go to the doctor. I have always had an aversion to doctor offices. I think...Read More
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Schiro. She is caring and compassionate. She spends time with you and addresses every concern.
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Very caring doctor who listens .
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Dr Schiro actually takes the time to read your medical history and evaluates and diagnoses you based on her exam, test results and your medical history. She is a hands on medical professional and our family doctor.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Employers Health Network
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
Gilsbar 360
Medicaid
National Preferred Provider Network
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA