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Internist, Gastroenterologist (digestive)
36 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (57)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Drude is Excellent. Dr. Drude has been reviewed by 222 patients who have provided 57 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Drude, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Drude graduated from Louisiana State University at New Orleans. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)


Dr. Drude has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Louisiana Heart Hospital 
  • Slidell Memorial Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Bernad Drude MD is a male Internist, has 36 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Richard B. Drude practice?
Dr. Richard Drude has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Drude practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Covington, LA.
Additional practice locations include: Hammond, LA.
See Covington Internists and Covington Gastroenterologists.