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Dr. Richard Curtis, MD

Gastroenterology
4.4 (50)
Accepting new patients
48 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Curtis, MD

Dr. Richard Curtis, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Newton, MA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 48 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University and is affiliated with Brigham And Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton - Wellesley Hospital.

Dr. Curtis works at Newton-Wellesley Hospital Gastroenterology in Newton, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Diverticulitis, Intestinal, Diverticulosis, Intestinal and Abdominal Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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. Curtis' Office Locations

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    Newton-Wellesley Hospital Gastroenterology
    2000 Washington St Ste 368, Newton, MA 02462 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 969-1227

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  • Brigham And Women's Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Newton - Wellesley Hospital

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    Nov 15, 2021
    He is the BEST! Always returns calls even if after hours. Really cares for his patients. knowledgeable in all areas. He has been my doctor for 35 years. 10*** rating
    Connie — Nov 15, 2021
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    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
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    Years of Experience
    • 48 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1811987902
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF CLEVELAND
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    Medical Education
    • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Richard Curtis, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Curtis is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Curtis works at Newton-Wellesley Hospital Gastroenterology in Newton, MA. View the full address on Dr. Curtis’s profile.

    Dr. Curtis has seen patients for Diverticulitis, Intestinal, Diverticulosis, Intestinal and Abdominal Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Curtis on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    50 patients have reviewed Dr. Curtis. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Curtis.

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