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About Dr. Gwyn Richardson
Dr. Gwyn Richardson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Galveston, TX. She has 17 years of experience. Her specialties include Gynecologic Oncology and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Richardson is affiliated with CHI St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center. Dr. Richardson has received 3 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Gwyn Richardson has the following 2 specialties
- Gynecologic Oncology
Gynecologic oncologists specialize in cancers that occur in the female reproductive system. This includes ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and endometrial cancer, as well as the less commonly talked about female reproductive cancers like vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer and fallopian tube cancer.
In addition to diagnosing the stage of your cancer and recommending treatment options, they’ll provide care throughout your treatment and help you manage your symptoms. They’ll often work closely with a pathologist and a radiologist to properly diagnose you and determine if your cancer is shrinking or spreading throughout treatment. They’re even trained to administer chemotherapy and to perform surgery to remove cancer when necessary.
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby (obstetrician). They also specialize in annual care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at every stage of life.
Dr. Gwyn Richardson has the following 4 expertise
- Overactive Urinary Bladder
- Hot Flashes
Dr. Gwyn Richardson has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Gwyn Richardson is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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I have had cancer twice (ovarian and cervical) and I trust Dr Gwyn Richardson 100% to continue my followup healthcare, regular checkups, and monitor my checkup results. She is such an intuitive and caring medical professional, who REALLY strives to have a positive influence on her patients lives, through diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, research, and keeping herself abreast of the latest medical technology that could benefit her patients. Simply put...I trust her with my life...literally. My name is Shari' Harris and I am a patient of Dr Gwyn Richardson...and I am thankful for that.
Thank God I finally found a Doctor that genuinely cares! Dr. Richardson is the sweetest lady. She explained everything where I would understand, she listened and asked if I had questions and this lady REALLY cares. She didnt rush me out the door and made me feel so comfortable. You can see the compassion on her face. If the world was. Perfect place every doctor would be just like her.
I have recently been diagnosed with fallopian tube stage 3 cancer. I have been well-cared for by everyoone in her office and while under her care in the hospital. She is forthcoming with all information I need; takes the time to answer my sssooo many questions which shows her care and concern for my well-begin.
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Richardson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
17 Years Experience
University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2001
Dr. Gwyn Richardson accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana National HMO
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsUTMB Galveston (John Sealy), 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX
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