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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Richards is Good. Dr. Richards has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Richards, MD, MS is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Richards graduated from New York Medical College, Valhalla.


Dr. Richards has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Stony Brook University Hospital 
  • Umdnj University Hospital 


  • Chinese
  • German
  • Creole
  • French
  • Haitian Creole
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Arabic

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Joseph Richards MD and MS is a male Internist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Robert J. Richards practice?
Dr. Robert Richards has 2 office locations.
Dr. Robert Richards practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Newark, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: East Setauket, NY.
See Newark Internists and Newark Gastroenterologists.