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Dr. Michele Richards, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.7 (23)
Map Pin Small Fort Pierce, FL
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Michele Richards, MD

Dr. Michele Richards, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Fort Pierce, FL. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. They graduated from Washington University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Martin North Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Richards an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Richards works at Practice in Fort Pierce, FL with other offices in Port Saint Lucie, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Sinusitis, Postnasal Drip and Outer Ear Infection along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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. Richards' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Associated Coastal Ear Nose & Throat Physicians PA
    4632 S 25TH ST, Fort Pierce, FL 34981 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (772) 464-9595
    Monday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Thursday
    07:30 - 16:30
    Friday
    07:30 - 16:30
  2. 2
    Blue Water Surgery Center
    6830 S Us Highway 1, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (772) 873-6700

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  • Cleveland Clinic Martin North Hospital

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Chronic Sinusitis
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Chronic Sinusitis
Postnasal Drip
Outer Ear Infection
Cervical Vertigo
Dizziness
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Tinnitus
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Earwax Buildup
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Deviated Septum
Dysphagia
Enlarged Turbinates
Exercise Induced Asthma
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
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Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Labyrinthine Dysfunction
Meniere's Disease
Nasal Polyp
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Pollen Allergy
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sleep Apnea
Thyroid Cancer
TMJ
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Abscess
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Acute Pharyngitis
Adenoiditis
Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
Animal Allergies
Anosmia
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Bell's Palsy
Benign Positional Vertigo
Bone Cancer
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Adenotonsillitis
Chronic Laryngitis
Cleft Lip and Palate
Common Cold
Cough
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Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Dry Mouth
Ear Ache
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Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Cancer
Endocrine Disorders
Epiglottitis
Food Allergy
Hearing Loss
Labyrinthitis
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
Larynx Conditions
Leukoplakia
Loss of Smell and Taste
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Malignant Otitis Externa
Mastoiditis
Mixed Hearing Loss
Mononucleosis
Mouth Cancer
Nerve Diseases
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Otosclerosis
Parotitis
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pulmonary Disease
Salivary Duct Stones
Salivary Gland Cancer
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Cancer
Sleep Disorders
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Strep Throat
Suppurative Otitis Media
Swimmer's Ear
Throat Cancer
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Thyroid Disease
Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillitis
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aeroallergen Hyposensitization Therapy
Allergy Shots
Audiometry
Caldwell-Luc Procedure
Carotid Ultrasound
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Desensitization
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Frenectomy
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Microlaryngeal Surgery
Microlaryngoscopy
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Myringotomy
Oral Cancer Screening
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Salivary Gland Surgery
Sinus Surgery
Sleep Study
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Uvulectomy
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth Excision or Destruction
Wound Repair
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    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Choice Care (Humana)
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
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    • First Health
    • Humana
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    4.7
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    Based on 23 ratings
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    Jan 11, 2023
    Always a pleasure to have Dr Richards examine me. Dr Richards is always through with her exams I always leave the office knowing that my problem is been taken care of because of Dr. Richards's complete examination. I feel like I`m at all state ins I`m in good hands
    Michael Ackerson — Jan 11, 2023
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    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1326156217
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • University of Florida at Shands
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Washington University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Michigan
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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    Dr. Richards has seen patients for Chronic Sinusitis, Postnasal Drip and Outer Ear Infection, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Richards on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Richards. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Richards.

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