About Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr

Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Columbus, GA, with other offices in Columbus, GA and Columbus, GA . He has 16 years of experience. His specialties include Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Stephens is affiliated with Northside Medical Center and The Medical Center Navicent Health. He speaks English.

Dr. Stephens has received 4 awards.

Rating Overview

40 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr is Excellent. Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr has been rated by 40 patients. From those 40 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.


Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr has 3 locations

get directions Ob/Gyn Associates Of Columbus
2000 Hamilton Rd
Columbus, GA 31904
2300 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904
get directions Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates
2300 Manchester Expy Ste B001
Columbus, GA 31904

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Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr has the following 11 expertise

  • Hot Flashes
  • Women's Health
  • Birth Control
  • Pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Menopause
  • Pap Smear
  • Child Birth
  • Menstrual Pain
  • Pelvic Exam
  • C-section

Board Certifications

Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Five Stars

Dr Richard Stephens is the best there is out there if it wasn't for him my son wouldn't be alive and well today so I thank Dr Stephens for saving my son

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Amazing people

Wow, i doubt the lady below will ever be satisfied because she is so wrong and LYING. Dr. Stephens and his staff are so awesome! I went in as a possible high risk pregnancy and Dr. Stephens put a lot of time into always checking my cervix and paying attention to my body. He is detailed and is always able to answer any questions i have. He treated me for preterm labor and with his help he has made this pregnancy so easy and stress free. I have also seen Amanda every week for the last four months to get my hormone shots and she is literally an ANGEL. I have never met a nurse that is as helpful and as sweet as she is, she is always smiling and has been quick to return my calls if needed. The front desk is a little scrambled sometimes but they always do there best to get you in and out as quick as possible and are all extremely friendly. I HIGHLY RECCOMMEND.

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Two Stars

I would not recommend this Dr. to anyone. He acts like he doesn't want to be there and is bothered by any questions, issues or concerns that you might have. He does not care about you as a person or your baby. My husband came to one of my appointments with me and Dr. Stephens didn't even acknowledge him even to say hello. He never asks how you are feeling if you don't bring up a concern on your own he won't talk to you, but he will laugh and joke and hold a personal conversation with his nurse in front of you. His nurse Amanda is nasty and mean. She acts like she above you and is also bothered by any problems or issues that you might have. She will basically put you down and act like you don't know what you are talking about. This happened to me THREE times when I called with an issue and I ended up having to seek care at the emergency room. The receptionist doesn't care about her job either she is ALWAYS on the phone and rushes you out. She even forgot to give me my glucose drink for my sugar test and I had to wait to get it done two weeks later thankfully I didn't have gestational diabetes. Oh and one more thing good luck trying to get an appointment with this man Dr. Stephens is hardly ever in the man takes more vacations then anyone I have ever seen. I have only been going there for 7 months and he has been on vacation 4 times already forcing me to have to push back appointments or schedule with different doctors.

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Dr. Stephens

I wouldnt go anywhere else dr.stephens and his nurses are the best i have had both my kids by him and two miscarriages he was there for me and made sure i didnt have no questions left unanswered and dr.stephens i want to say thank you for that he is a great doctor and i would recommend him to any and everyone he dont make u feel uncomfortable at all

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Five Stars

I've been seeing Dr. Stephens for a few years now. At first, I thought he seemed sort of distant. Of course, it could have been because I was just uncomfortable about the whole idea of a pap smear! After I got pregnant with my first child, I began seeing Dr. Stephens more regularly. However, there was a period of time when he was out of the country and I had to have appointments with other doctors in the same facility. I realized then just how comfortable I was with Dr. Stephens. He always seemed to really care about how I was progressing with my pregnancy. He looked me in the eye when he spoke. He always listened intently to my concerns and never brushed away any of my nervousness or fear as stupid. Other doctors just treated me like another "number." He was so supportive during my C-section and afterwards when I thought my daughter had colic. Because he had a child that had it, it was so nice to know someone who had been through it, and he helped me with suggestions and advice on how to cope. I would recommend Dr. Stephens to anyone because of his true concern for his patients. However, I would also say that any woman should go to the doctor SHE feels most comfortable with.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2016, 2017)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    16 Years Experience

  • Mercer University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Dr. Richard E Stephens Jr Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
    • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
    • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
    • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Columbus GA HMOx
    • Humana National POS
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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