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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Frates is Good. Dr. Frates has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Frates, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

Education & Awards

Dr. Frates graduated from Tufts University, Boston. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2014 - 2017)
Level III


Dr. Frates has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center 


  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Edward Frates MD is a male Pediatrician, has 25 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics.
Where does Dr. Richard E. Frates practice?
Dr. Richard Frates has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Frates practices Pediatrics near Lakeland, FL.
See Lakeland Pediatricians.