Dr. Robert Richards, MD

Dr. Robert Richards, MD

Endocrinology & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(4)
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Dr. Robert Richards, MD is an endocrinology & metabolism doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

1542 Tulane Ave

New Orleans, LA 70112

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hypothyroidism
high
more than 88% of peers
Thyroid Cyst
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • 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 Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Richards' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Bangor, ME |
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...more
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in Gretna,la |
He was very informative and spent a lot of with me and my family
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Visit Dr. Richards

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Richards accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Richards has admitting privileges

Interim LSU Hospital
2021 Perdido St
New Orleans, LA 70112
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Touro Infirmary
1401 Foucher St
New Orleans, LA 70115
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