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About Dr. Richard L Zachrich

Dr. Richard L Zachrich, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Maria, CA. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Zachrich has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

21 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard L Zachrich is Great. Dr. Richard L Zachrich has been rated by 21 patients. From those 21 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard L Zachrich is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Central Coast Family Care

821 E Chapel St Ste 203
Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Specialties

Dr. Richard L Zachrich has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard L Zachrich has the following 7 expertise

  • Family Planning
  • Contraception
  • Check-up
  • Influenza
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Immunization

Dr. Richard L Zachrich has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Richard L Zachrich is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Two Stars

I have been a patient for a long time,and have been thinking of finding a new doctor for a few years now. Zachrich rarely lets you talk to describe why you are visiting, and rambles on a lot, and ends your appointment abruptly without making sure that all your needs have been met. All times I have visited, it's a 30-40 minute wait in the office, with an additional 30 minute wait once you get into the exam room, and then he only spends 5 minutes with you, after making you wait nearly an hour. And I cannot rely on them at all for referrals, as every time they tell me they will send a referral out and promise I should have a call within 48 hours, the referral never is sent, and the doctor whom I was told would be receiveing this referral has no information about me, or have had any contact from Zachrich's office. They are also impossible to get on the phone and you end up waisting days playing phone tag to get an appointment.

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Five Stars

We have been with Dr Z for 10 years. He is compassionate ,caring and always has time for you

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It is impossible to get through to him on the phone. Despite numerous messages over a 5 day period he never responded at all. I had to resort to the Emergency Room for treatment.
A Very Special Doctor

Dr. Zachrich is the most selfless and compassionate doctor I have ever been to. I have been seeing him for nearly five years now and I have nothing but positive things to say about him. He has always made time to see me or my family when we are sick and he understands if we need to reschedule our appts when things come up. He is brilliant and always does a thorough work up. He and his staff work hard to help get me or my family members into specialists as needed. I feel grateful to have him as my doctor.

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A little disappointing

I have been a long time patient of Dr Zackrich and loved him. After leaving Santa Marie he refused to refill any of my medications that were vital for me to be able to function day to day, until I could get settled in a new area. The office is very nice, but getting through to them on the phone is next to impossible.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 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.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • 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.

  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Ucla Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard L Zachrich accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Central Coast Family Care, 821 E Chapel St Ste 203, Santa Maria, CA
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