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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (26)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Hays, Family Practitioner is Good. Dr. Hays has been reviewed by 78 patients who have provided 26 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Hays, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight loss (non-surgical)

Education & Awards

Dr. Hays graduated from University of Florida, Gainesville. He has 7 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2014 - 2017)
Level II
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2014 - 2017)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)


Dr. Hays has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • JFK Medical Center 
  • Palms West Hospital 
  • Wellington Regional Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Michael Hays MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 29 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard M. Hays practice?
Dr. Richard Hays has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Hays practices Family Medicine near Wellington, FL.
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