Dr. Richard E Frates MD Pediatrician

Dr. Richard Frates is a pediatrician in Lakeland, Florida and is affiliated with Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 37 doctors at Lakeland Regional Medical Center who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation

Lakeland Regional Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University FL Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, Pediatrics, 1986 - 1989

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Two lethal chondrodysplasias with giant chondrocytes.
Yang, S. S., Roskamp, J., Liu, C. T., Frates, R., Singer, D. B.

Clinical pathological conference. Respiratory distress and severe cyanosis in a full term neonate.
Passero, M. A., Frates, R., Singer, D. B.

The smallest patient.
Frates, R. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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