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Patient Reviews

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Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Kozarek is Excellent. Dr. Kozarek has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
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Promptness 5.0
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.8
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 41 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Diseases
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Digestive System Endoscopy (EGD)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Galbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Kozarek graduated from University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has 24 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux)
Colonic Diseases
Colonoscopy
Digestive System Endoscopy
Endoscopic Sphincterotomy
Endoscopy
Esophagoscopy
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Gallstones
Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
Gastric Outlet Obstruction
Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Gastroscopy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)
Pancreatic Cancer (Pancreatic Neoplasm)
Pancreatic Diseases
Pancreatic Fistula
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Seattle Metro Area
Gastroenterologist
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Washington
Gastroenterologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Kozarek has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Virginia Mason Medical Center 
  • Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill 

Languages

  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Anthony Kozarek MD is a male Internist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Richard A. Kozarek practice?
Dr. Richard Kozarek has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Kozarek practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Seattle, WA.
See Seattle Internists and Seattle Gastroenterologists.