Dr. Yvonne Richardson, MD

Dr. Yvonne Richardson, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
37 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Yvonne Richardson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 7 years. She specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Valley ENT, PC

5110 E Warner Rd Ste 100

Phoenix, AZ 85044
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Health
  • Bashas Benefit Trust
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care Credit
  • Caremore Medical Group
  • Chandler Group

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Richardson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 98% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Richardson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

51  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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

  • Ohio State Univ. College of Med.
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Connecticut
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richardson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richardson's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richardson to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Richardson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My experience was not great with Dr Richardson. I was seen by the doctor for less than 5min and given an unclear diagnosis. She was not empathetic and she even undermined me as a patient. I was unfamiliar with the ear issue I was having, which is why I was seeing a doctor, and she made me feel...more
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I have seen Dr Richardson twice for what I thought was a swallowing disorder or post nasal drip problem. She scoped me and immediately told me it was neither - it was an acid reflux problem. She explained how the problem manifests, and directed me towards a good resolution for my problem. She was...more
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I went to Dr. Richardson with sinus issues and ringing in my ears. All she was interested in was selling me hearing aids. It must be a high profit area for them. Another Dr. actually checked me out thoroughly and diagnosed major sinus infection. It was not a good experience for me.
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Dr. Richardson did an outstanding job of diagnosing and successfully performing surgery on two sinus conditions I experienced ... one involving a 'fungus ball' in a sinus cavity (which needed removal), and the other involving a deviated septum (which needed repair). Dr. Richardson was very...more
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Dr. Richardson was very knowledgeable, attentive to my issues, informative and took time to explain everything she was going to do and why she was going to use the procedures in her diagnosis of my condition. I have been battling sinus and ear infections almost constantly for the past 3 months and...more
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