Richard A. Erickson, MD

Baylor Scott & White Health

Director, Division of Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

Patient Care Emphasis
Bile Duct Stones, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Endoscopic Ultrasound, Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration, Endoscopy, Pancreatic Cancer & Other Tumors or Masses, Pancreatic Pseudocyst, Pancreaticobiliary Disease

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Gastroenterology
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    April 3, 1995

  • University of California, San Diego, CA, MD, 1978
  • University of California, Irvine, CA, BS, 1974

  • Specialty Training
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, CA
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of California, San Diego, CA

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Clinical Professor of Medicine

    Awards and Honors
  • "Super Doctor," Texas Monthly, 2008-2015
  • Best Doctors in America, 2013
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Audiovisual Award, 1996

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Society for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology

  • Languages Spoken

    Teaching the Bible, enjoying my grandchildren, working on my ranch in College Station, reading, books/magazines/the internet or watching TV/movies on religion, science, history, politics and science fiction

    Patient Ratings

    The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician-relate questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfacation Survey.

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    Friendliness/Courtesy of Provider

    4.9 out of 5
    Provider Concern for Questions/Worries

    4.8 out of 5
    Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions

    4.8 out of 5
    Time Provider Spent with Patient

    4.8 out of 5
    Likelihood of Recommending Provider

    4.8 out of 5
    Wait Time at Clinic

    4.4 out of 5

    Patient Comments



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