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Dr. Richard Curtis, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.4 (50)
Map Pin Small Newton, MA
Accepting new patients
49 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Curtis, MD

Dr. Richard Curtis, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Newton, MA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham And Women's Hospital and Newton - Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Curtis, completed a residency at UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF CLEVELAND. Patients rated Dr. Curtis an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Curtis works at Newton-Wellesley Hospital Gastroenterology in Newton, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea and Celiac Disease 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. 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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Admitting Hospitals

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

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Abdominal Pain
Diarrhea
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Celiac Disease
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Hemorrhoids
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Vomiting Disorders
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
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Acidosis
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Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Prolapse
Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ascites
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Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Cirrhosis
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Gastritis
Chronic Pain
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dry Eyes
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Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Food Allergy
Food Poisoning
Gait Abnormality
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Genital Herpes
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Hiatal Hernia
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Ileus
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Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Insomnia
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Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Ischemic Colitis
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Lactose Intolerance
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Megacolon
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Weakness
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pancreatitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pernicious Anemia
Pharyngitis
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Pouchitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Radiculopathy
Raynaud's Disease
Rectal Ulcer
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenomegaly
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Symptomatic Menopause
Thyroid Goiter
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Ulcer
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Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin_Deficiency
Wheezing
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Bile Duct Procedure
Capsule Endoscopy
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Diabetes Counseling
Duodenal Polypectomy
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP With Spincterotomy
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Scan
Gastroenterology Procedures
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Immunization Administration
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
pH Probe
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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Screening Colonoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy
VAP Lipid Testing
Wellness Examination
Wireless pH Testing
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    4.4
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 49 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
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
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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 Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea and Celiac Disease, 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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