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Dr. Richard Schwartz Is this you?

About Dr. Richard Schwartz

Dr. Richard Schwartz, MD, PC is a Doctor primarily located in Ayer, MA, with another office in Concord, MA. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology. Dr. Schwartz is affiliated with Emerson Hospital, Nashoba Valley Medical Center and Apple Valley Nursing & Rehab Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Schwartz is Good. Dr. Richard Schwartz has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard Schwartz is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

190 Groton Rd
Ayer, MA 01432
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131 Ornac
Concord, MA 01742
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Specialties

Dr. Richard Schwartz has the following 1 specialty

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Expertise

    5 Expertise

  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Reviews

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One Star

Rude+Incompetent-Didn't know how enzyme deficiency affects digestion or food-allergies affect the gut (basic undergrad biology).

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Incredibly rude and unprofessional

Dr. Schwartz was extremely rude and made very unprofessional comments. He also failed to explain things at all. I would never see him again. He made numerous remarks about my fiance's weight that were unnecessary from a medical point of view. He then proceeded to make fun of another student for being overweight and I just couldn't believe his gall.

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Two Stars

I found Dr. Schwartz to be a very cold and uncaring doctor and would not recommend anyone use him. He did a routine colonoscopy and found a fairly large polyp. Before I was out of anesthesia, he put the fear of God into my wife...telling her I most likely had cancer and had to have surgery within the next month (I recall some of the conversation but not much). She was in tears and very stressed. A week later, the biopsy indicated it was not cancer...but he maintained it still could be. I had the surgery done by a color and rectal specialist at Lahey Clinic...and the polyp was not cancer. This would be the place to go for a colonoscopy--not Dr. Schwartz.

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VERY THROUGH

VERY COMMITTED, VERY THROUGH, NOT THE WARMEST GUY IN TOWN BUT READS THROUGH ALL HIS MATERIAL AND IS VERY FAMILIAR WITH HIS CASES, AND DOES TRY VERY HARD TO SOLVE A PROBLEM, AN EXCELLENT DIAGNOSTITION. A PATIENT WILL NOT GET LOST THROUGH THE CRACKS WITH HIM. HE IS PRETTY ON TOP OF HIS GAME.

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Three Stars
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Schwartz is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Emerson Hospital
  • Nashoba Valley Medical Center
  • Apple Valley Nursing & Rehab Center
  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1972

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    Dr. Richard Schwartz accepts the following insurance providers.

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