Dr. Richard Vincent Riggs MD Physiatrist

Dr. Richard Riggs is a physiatrist in Los Angeles, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Riggs accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 20 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 18 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Homewood Hospital Center - North Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1989 - 1990

Graduate Hospital/Tenet Healthcare
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1990 - 1992

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Rehabilitation Topics in the Management of Brain Injury
2012 9 15

The Impact of Inpatient Rehabilitation on Function and Survival of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Glioblastoma.
Roberts PS , Nuno M , Sherman D , Asher A , Wertheimer J , Riggs RV , Patil CG

Perceptions of inpatient rehabilitation changes after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service 2010 regulatory updates contrasted with actual performance.
Riggs RV , Roberts PS , DiVita MA , Niewczyk P , Granger CV

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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