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Dr. Christopher Richardson, DO

General Surgery*
4.9 (8)
Map Pin Small Rochester, NY
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christopher Richardson, DO

Dr. Christopher Richardson, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY. They specialize in General Surgery, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from NYCOM and is affiliated with Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall. Patients rated Dr. Richardson an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Richardson works at Practice in Rochester, NY with other offices in Newburgh, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Richardson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Lipson Cancer Institute - Gynecologic Oncology
    1415 Portland Ave Ste 245, Rochester, NY 14621 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 922-4518
  2. 2
    Ivette B. Torres MD PC
    460 Gidney Ave, Newburgh, NY 12550 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (845) 458-4700
  3. 3
    Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall
    70 Dubois St, Newburgh, NY 12550 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (845) 561-4400

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  • Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall

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Inguinal Hernia
Lipomas
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Pelvic Abscess
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Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
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Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Megacolon
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
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Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
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Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Colectomy
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
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Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Pyloromyotomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Skin Grafts
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    4.9
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    About Dr. Christopher Richardson, DO

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1093745408
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • NYCOM
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Christopher Richardson, DO is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Richardson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Richardson accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Richardson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Richardson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Richardson.

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