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Dr. Richard Switzer, MD

Pediatrician

Professional statement

Dr. Richard Switzer is a considerate and dedicated pediatrician and primary care doctor in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Switzer obtained his medical degree from Albany Medical College and completed his residency in primary care at the Brooklyn Hospital Center and a residency in pediatrics at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. He also finished his internship in pediatrics and primary care at New York University Medical Center, and a bachelor’s at the University of Rochester. Dr. Switzer is a part of CommuniCare Health Centers and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Bexar County Medical Society. Dr. Switzer is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Pediatrician

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Education and training

  • University of Rochester (Bachelor’s)
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Residency in Pediatrics
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Residency in Primary Care
  • New York University Medical Center, Internship in Pediatrics and Primary Care
  • Medical School - Albany Medical College, Doctor of Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1932185287

Office locations

CommuniCare Health Centers

San Antonio - East Campus

3066 East Commerce St

San Antonio, TX 78220

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Very caring and compassionate doctor. He always makes sure and communicates with not only myself but my son too. I came in with a list of questions and he answered every one of them. Highly recommend! Thank you Dr. Switzer.
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He was very profesional and answer all of my questions.
Less than 3 months ago
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Rude very unprofessional
Less than 3 months ago
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We love Dr. Switzer. He has been our daughter's doctor since birth and she is now 4. She loves him to pieces. He is great with kids and he is a very pleasant person. He keeps an open communication with us.He makes our daughter's visit pleasant. He has the kids best interest at heart.
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Great doctor! Had him since birth for both of my children
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okay
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My daughter liked him and was comfortable during her check up
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The visit was great. He is very observant and gentle. The only problem was the 3 hour wait to be seen.
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I am so happy we found Dr Switzer some years ago. He is kind and compassionate. I love the way he actually talks to my child and to me as well. He listens. And the staff are great.
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I have been taking my son to Dr. Switzer for a couple of years and now I also take my newborn daughter to him as well. He is a great doctor and always shows great concern with any ailment I bringmy children in for and is very attentive as well. My only complaint is the wait time. Most visits are close to 2 hours and it becomes difficult to entertain any child for that amount of time.
More than 1 year ago
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We love Dr.Switzer! All staff is lovely
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He was very kind and informative. Really good with my 9 month old. I highly recommend mr. Switzer anytime.
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Dr. Switzer is an awesome doctor. He listens to you and check everything that you mention to him. He DO NOT rush through his routine checks. He's an spectacular doctor. I highly recommend him.
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My son Anthony has been seeing Dr. Switzer for a few years now and he has always been great .
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Visit was cancelled due to not having the ref number for? change of pcp
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He is very professional and nice.
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I don't like to wait and that is what I did today my 8 month old and I waited an hour to me seen. When we see his doctor Dr Marcia Moreira we don't wait but 5 to 10 minutes forher, I don't go in if she's not there but today she was her day off.
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I Really liked the way he understood my concerns for my daughter and not jumping the gun on just giving her medicine just showing heart and concern. Thank you Dr. Switzer.
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Less than 1 year ago
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