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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
34 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Otero is Good. Dr. Otero has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Otero, MD is board certified in 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. Otero graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
San Antonio, TX
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater San Antonio


Dr. Otero has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital 
  • Northeast Baptist Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Luis Otero MD is a male Internist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Richard L. Otero practice?
Dr. Richard Otero has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Otero practices Gastroenterology near San Antonio, TX.
See San Antonio Gastroenterologists.