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Dr. Alexander Richard, MD

Nephrology*
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Overview of Dr. Alexander Richard, MD

Dr. Alexander Richard, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Covington, LA. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Tammany Parish Hospital.

Dr. Richard works at Kidney & Hypertension Associates in Covington, LA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Richard's Office Locations

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    Kidney & Hypertension Associates
    217 Cherokee Rose Ln, Covington, LA 70433 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 273-5027

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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    About Dr. Alexander Richard, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1417301441
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Saint Tammany Parish Hospital

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    Dr. Alexander Richard, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Richard is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Richard works at Kidney & Hypertension Associates in Covington, LA. View the full address on Dr. Richard’s profile.

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