Professional Summary


  • University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City, in Doctor of Medicine, 2006


  • Thomas Jefferson University - Philadelphia, in General Surgery, 2011


  • Fellowship in General Surgery from George Washington University Hospital

Board Certifications

  • AM BD SURGERY awarded in 11/12/2012

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Tagalog

Verified Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all patient responses to physician related questions in the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey. Patients receive a survey to complete within 1-2 days of their physician visit. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Satisfaction

(4.6) 142 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

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Aug 1, 2022
Aug 1, 2022
Jul 8, 2022
Amazing staff, kind, helpful and never rude.
Jul 8, 2022
Dr Richard's gives me hope there are still doctors that truly care. I never felt like I was being pushed through and a conclusion about was made before we met. Exceptional doctor and staff.
Jul 5, 2022
. Dr. Nathan Richards addressed my every concern - even listened to my ranting and validated my every fear and concern. I trust him. That is huge.
Jun 24, 2022
It's very rare I find a doctor let alone an entire office that treats their patients with care, concern and part of the team in getting me healthy
Jun 19, 2022
Glad we were able to find such a great caring Dr. .
Apr 26, 2022
Dr. Richards and gave me hope that my severe abdominal pain would finally go away after 27 years. Thank you
Apr 20, 2022
What a wonderful doctor and great experiencetook all the time we needed and made my daughter and I feel very comfortable..wonderful and compassionate
Apr 13, 2022
I would highly recommend Dr. Richards and his office!
Apr 13, 2022
Dr Richard's wonderful
Apr 13, 2022
I love Dr. Richards. He is so kind and caring and makes me feel important
Apr 3, 2022
I am dealing with a surgery that's gone bad. I need to have my first surgery undone, then redone. The first surgery was the worst experience I've had and I am extremely nervous and honestly traumatized about having to endure this surgery again. I can't
Mar 21, 2022
Dr. Richards was excellent in his care, concern, and explanations of the diagnosis and treatment. I would highly recommend him.
Mar 17, 2022
Dr Richards did an excellent job of explaining gastroperesis and specifically the functions of the stomach. Although the procedure he suggested was the last option of my other doctors he understood the complete functions and was able to explain why this
Mar 16, 2022
I appreciated Dr Richards explaining his rationale for choices, and possible outcomes from choices made without more information obtained through testing.
Dec 18, 2021
Dr Richards is amazing. He listened, he discussed options, he cared and he had expertise.
Nov 2, 2021
Despite waiting a long time, I really appreciated my visit with Dr Richards. He Listened carefully to my issues. He explained possible options at length, he consulted my opinion but also provided me with his guidance. He was kind and obviously knowledgeab
Oct 27, 2021
Dr. Richards was Amazing! He took a lot of time to validate me, educate me and answer questions! I was really grateful to be taken seriously and treated so well!
Oct 10, 2021
Very clear explanation. Perfect experience.
Oct 10, 2021
I would recommend to everyone I know
Sep 28, 2021
Excellent dr.provided all information I asked .
Jul 23, 2021
Dr. Richards has cared for me for 6 years and seen me through some very difficult times. He uses the perfect mix of humor, knowledge, and compassion to make my disease process the best possible to live with. I wish all my physicians were as good as he is.
Jul 13, 2021
Dr Richards is very knowledgeable and personable. He was able to alleviate my concerns and listened to what I wanted as well as give my medical advice
Jul 12, 2021
Dr Richards was very attentive to me, listened to my concerns and reassured me about my surgery
Jun 29, 2021
Staff and doctor very good. Took the time to thoroughly explain procedure
May 17, 2021
May 17, 2021
very helpful
Mar 27, 2021
Mar 27, 2021
Feb 26, 2021
the visit was great, very pleased
Feb 26, 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Dr Richards answered many questions for me and explained my options in detail
Feb 8, 2021
Dr. Richard's showed great care and listening to my problems and experiences!
Feb 5, 2021
best ever doctors
Nov 21, 2020
Dr Richards was beyond excellent!
Nov 17, 2020
This entire practice is like family to me. From Laura and Michelle at the front desk, who always greet me by name, cheerfully with a smile on their faces, to the back office, to the on call team who occasionally step in when Dr. Richards is not in, I am s
Nov 17, 2020
Dr. Richards has been treating me for 5 1/2 years. He has seen me through some very difficult, life threatening times. He is one of the most compassionate, knowledgeable, professional caring human beings I have encountered in the 40 years I have been deal
Oct 15, 2020
Dr. Richards was awesome!!
Oct 15, 2020
Oct 15, 2020
Sep 21, 2020
The dr. made me feel very confident he knew what needed to be done for me, and he could do it. I was so grateful to find the dr. I was looking for, I knew he was the one. I felt very cared for.
Dec 5, 2017
Dr. Richards was very knowledgeable. He spent a lot of time going over treatment and he was very good to follow up in the office and make sure every thing was going well and all questions were answered. He is a great doctor.
Dec 3, 2017
We found Dr. Richards to be professional, approachable, and friendly, and knowledgeable about my problem.
Oct 31, 2017
Everything about my visit was superb. The doctor, the support staff, the nurses, everybody. It was very very nice. Can you just give the doctor my thanks.
Oct 22, 2017
Dr. Richards is a very kind, compassionate, understanding doctor. Appreciate him very much.
Sep 24, 2017
Excellent bedside manners, highly recommend Dr. Richards for any general surgery.
Sep 17, 2017
I felt very confident and very comfortable with Dr. Richards. He found the things that my wife needs in order to live her quality of life much better. So I'm just very grateful and thankful for him.
Jun 22, 2017
I feel Dr. Richards treats you fairly equally as a friend and not as a doctor talking down to a patient. I like his bedside manner. Thank you.
May 23, 2017
Dr. Richards is very good at what he does. The most important things is he made me feel confident in him and in our plan for my health. He always listens to me and all around a doctor that really cares and wants to have his patients to have the best.
May 14, 2017
He's a very good doctor. He's very interested in what I had to say. He did a really good job. That's it. Thank you.
Apr 23, 2017
Dr. Richards is very thorough and he was very kind and took his time with you when you were there for an appointment. Thank you.
Apr 11, 2017
Very good provider,very knowledgeable,very personable,and good communicator. Comfortable,highly recommend it.
Apr 9, 2017
I need to have the surgeon call me back,the plastic surgeon.
Mar 2, 2017
He listened to me,he did an excellent job of describing exactly what my condition was,I understood everything very well. It was a wonderful experience.
Mar 2, 2017
This provider was very personable,and answered all of my questions,would definitely recommend him,hands down.

Get to know Nathan G. Richards, MD

Get to know Nathan G. Richards, MD

Practice Locations (2)

Intermountain Avenues Specialty Clinic

324 10th Ave Ste 100 Salt Lake City, UT
Mon 9AM - 5PM; Tue thru Thu 8AM - 5PM; Fri 9AM - 4PM
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