Dr. Scott Richard
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Dr. Scott Richard
Dr. Scott Richard
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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I am located at
Jefferson Gynecologic Oncology
Philadelphia , PA 19107 , United States
I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
Albany Medical College, NY
Gynecologic Oncology MAGEE WOMENS HOSPITAL OF UPMC HEALTH SYSTEM
I'm affiliated with
Sewickley valley hospital
University of pittsburgh medical center
Upmc st margaret
Dr. Scott Richard male
I've won the following awards
CREOG National Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Does the number of nodes removed impact survival in vulvar cancer patients with node-negative disease?
Gynecol. Oncol., May;117(2):308-11 (2010)
Intraperitoneal catheter leads to prolongation of the time to normalization of serum CA125 levels.
Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer., Aug;20(6):932-5 (2010)
Noninvasive assessment of cell proliferation in ovarian cancer using [18F] 3'deoxy-3-fluorothymidine positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging.
Nucl. Med. Biol., May;38(4):485-91 (2011)
Radical hysterectomy for early stage cervical cancer: laparoscopy versus laparotomy.
JSLS., 15(2):213-7 (2011)
Intraperitoneal chemotherapy for recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer is feasible with high completion rates, low complications, and acceptable patient outcomes.
Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer., Feb;22(2):232-7 (2012)
Pregnancy after tumor debulking and intraperitoneal cisplatin for appendiceal carcinoid tumor.
Obstet Gynecol., Aug;110(2 Pt 2):477-9 (2007)
Survival for stage IB cervical cancer with positive lymph node involvement: a comparison of completed vs. abandoned radical hysterectomy.
Gynecol. Oncol., Apr;109(1):43-8 (2008)
Completion of intraperitoneal chemotherapy in advanced ovarian cancer and catheter-related complications.
Gynecol. Oncol., Mar;116(3):345-50 (2010)
Definitive radiation therapy for endometrial cancer in medically inoperable elderly patients.
Brachytherapy., 9(3):260-5 (2010)
Complete metabolic response after definitive radiation therapy for cervical cancer: Patterns and factors predicting for recurrence.
Gynecol. Oncol., Aug (2012)
Possible use of CA-125 level normalization after the third chemotherapy cycle in deciding on chemotherapy regimen in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer: brief report.
Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer., Aug;21(6):1013-7 (2011)
Pregnancy outcomes after conservative surgical management of ovarian neoplasms treated at a single institution.
Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer., Aug;20(6):926-31 (2010)
Dual-console robotic surgery compared to laparoscopic surgery with respect to surgical outcomes in a gynecologic oncology fellowship program.
Gynecol. Oncol., Sep;126(3):432-6 (2012)
Should stage IIIC ovarian cancer be further stratified by intraperitoneal vs. retroperitoneal only disease?: a Gynecologic Oncology Group study.
Gynecol. Oncol., Jan;124(1):53-8 (2012)
Surgery versus radiation therapy for stage IB2 cervical carcinoma: a population-based analysis.
Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer., Mar;22(3):484-9 (2012)
Recurrent metastatic vulvar carcinoma treated with cisplatin plus cetuximab.
Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer., 18(5):1132-5 (2008)
Postpartum Sterilization: Could Bilateral Salpingectomy Replace Tubal Ligation?
Journal of minimally invasive gynecology, 22, S113 (2015)
Comparison of Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device and Endometrial Ablation in the Treatment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding.
Journal of minimally invasive gynecology, 22, S110 (2015)
Second-line Intraperitoneal Platinum-based Therapy Leads to an Increase in Second-line Progression-free Survival for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.
International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society, 26, 626-31 (2016)
Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for epithelial ovarian cancers: is there a role?
Journal of gastrointestinal oncology, 7, 10-7 (2016)
Does aggressive surgery improve outcomes? Interaction between preoperative disease burden and complex surgery in patients with advanced-stage ovarian cancer: an analysis of GOG 182.
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 33, 937-43 (2015)
Electric morcellation-related reoperations after laparoscopic myomectomy and nonmyomectomy procedures.
Journal of minimally invasive gynecology, 22, 163-76 (2015)
Retreatment with bevacizumab in patients with gynecologic malignancy is associated with clinical response and does not increase morbidity.
OncoTargets and therapy, 7, 469-76 (2014)
Impact of facility volume on therapy and survival for locally advanced cervical cancer.
Gynecologic oncology, 132, 416-22 (2014)
Placenta membranacea with placenta accreta: radiologic diagnosis and clinical implications.
Prenatal diagnosis, 33, 1293-6 (2013)
Dr. Scott Richard male
Is it possible to over-use salt water nasal douche? Been using it for 2 years 2x per day to clear irritants + allergy meds. Worried about any damage. In brief: Study points to yesALLERGIES DOUCHE SODIUM FEMALE HEALTH
Saline irrigation can be beneficial when used for a short period of time.
I'm having cramps & mild stomach pain for the past 6 days. Not normal for me. I'm on & off a little nauseous but no throwing up. My Period 6 days away? In brief: Pregnancy test?EMESIS GASTROINTESTINAL PAIN MENSTRUAL CYCLE MENSTRUAL PERIOD NAUSEA STOMACH DISCOMFORT STOMACH PAIN VOMITING FEMALE HEALTH
First, I would check a home pregnancy test if you are sexually active, and if positive, the pain could be from an ectopic.
My dr said I'll have an ultrasound at 20wks.I have my 1st apt Thurs at 7 wks.I think it might be ectopic based on symptoms. Will they do an ultrasound? In brief: Let your Gyn knowSONOGRAM
If there is a concern for an ectopic your doctor will certainly get an ultrasound.
Had a cercalge put in at 13wks water still broke at 17 wks. Cervix was closed but still Lost baby doctor have no answer. I'm so hurt. Any explanation ? In brief: Shortened cervixCERCLAGE FEMALE HEALTH
I am sorry to hear of your recent pregnancy loss.
If polyp was asymptomatic, would it still inhibit implantation and or irritate the endo lining? got it removed and trying to be hopeful I can conceive In brief: Yes they can!
Polyps and fibroids are both common causes of preventing proper implantation of a fertilized egg.
The first step would be to remove the polyp and to see if you can conceive naturally. Good luck!ASYMPTOMATIC IMPLANTATION POLYP FEMALE HEALTH
Does weight loss reverse pcos completely or is it a life long disorder? Is it inevitable that i will eventually get diabetes? I am prediabetic In brief: Weight lossDIABETES MELLITUS LOSE WEIGHT LOSING WEIGHT POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN DISEASE POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME POLYCYSTIC OVARIES PREDIABETES FEMALE HEALTH
has no effect of PCOS .
I had an endometrial ablation in August 2016. Within a few weeks I had a very light period and a month later I had a heavy period. Is that normal? In brief: Post-ablation bleedABLATION ENDOMETRIAL ABLATION HYPERMENORRHEA UTERINE ABLATION FEMALE HEALTH
Bleeding and pain are commonly seen after an endometrial ablation.
Had ovary removed 10 years ago. Could scar tissue that attached to colon sometime after this procedure cause constipation, bloating and pelvic pain. In brief: Common symptomsCOLONIC CONSTIPATION PELVIC PAIN SCARRING FEMALE HEALTH
The constellation of symptoms you describe can be seen commonly in women with IBS, Diverticular disease, scar tissue, and other benign causes.
If periods start 5 day early on pill then am I still protected from pregnancy. Sex after end of period but only 2 activ pills of next pack? In brief: Keep taking the pillPREGNANCY SEX YOUNG HEALTH OLD HEALTHSee 1 more answer
When women have been on OCP for several years it is not unusual to have irregular bleeding, early periods, or even a skipped cycle.
This has been my second cycle I've had where I was spotting and now it's time for the 3rd one and I'm still spotting? In brief: Time to see a Doc!FEMALE HEALTH
Persistent spotting between periods, can be a sign of several things that would require examination by a doctor. Please see your Gyn ASAP, especially if you have not had a Pap smear in the last two years or have a history of an abnormal pap.