Dr. Robert Joseph Richards MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Robert Richards is an endocrinologist in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ochsner Medical Center and Touro Infirmary. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Ochsner Medical Center and one of 3 at Touro Infirmary who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Ochsner Medical Center
Ranked #21 in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Touro Infirmary

Education & Medical Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1994

Louisiana State University
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1994 - 1997

Louisiana State University
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1997 - 1998

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

LA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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