Dr. Robert Richards, MD

Dr. Robert Richards, MD

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Dr. Robert Richards, MD is an endocrinology & metabolism specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1991 and specializes in endocrinology & metabolism and endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

1542 Tulane Ave

New Orleans, LA 70112

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Richards' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Thyroid Disease
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Dr. Richards treats Thyroid Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
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Dr. Richards treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Hypothyroidism
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richards treats Hypothyroidism more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Richards treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Richards' conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Male Infertility
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Richards, MD is an endocrinology & metabolism specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1991 and specializes in endocrinology & metabolism and endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

1997
University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Charity Hospital
Residency Hospital
1992
Charity Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1997
1994
1992
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Doctor Richards is one of the best Doctors that I have ever had the good fortune to help me with my health care needs. He is extremely knowledgeable and professional. e takes the time to listen and talk with you and makes sure that you understand and have the time An outstanding and dedicated...Read More
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He was very informative and spent a lot of with me and my family
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO