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Dr. Richard Anthony Kozarek MD is a male Internist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Medical Oncology.
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(8)
Patient comments (5)

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

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
  • Currently 3.6 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 38 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
  • Crohn Disease
  • Digestive System Endoscopy (EGD)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Galbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Gallstones
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Education & Awards

Dr. Kozarek graduated from University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has 21 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 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Kozarek has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill 
  • University Of Washington Medical Ctr 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Kozarek accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 14 plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield - 13 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Premera Blue Cross - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 2 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • Cigna - 4 plans
  • Aetna - 2 plans


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Richard A. Kozarek practice?
Dr. Richard Kozarek practices Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Medical Oncology near Seattle, WA.
See Seattle Internists, Seattle Gastroenterologists, and Seattle Oncologists.