Spencer E. Richards, MD

Sports Medicine
Male
Accepting New Patients
Available

Patient Experience

4.8 out of 5
Comments: 20
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Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Hospital Affiliation

  • Intermountain Medical Center
  • LDS Hospital

Medical Group

  • My Health
  • Intermountain
    • Sports Medicine Specialists - Bountiful

    • (801) 298-2495
    • 280 N Main St Bountiful UT, 84010
      • Yes
      • Mon thru Thu 8AM - 5PM; Fri 8AM - 4:30PM
      • SelectHealth Care
      • Community Care
      • CHIP
      • SelectHealth Med
      • SelectHealth Advantage (UT or ID Resident)
      • SelectHealth Choice
      • SelectHealth Share
      • SelectHealth Value
  • Professional Positions

    I am the medical director for the Intermountain Sports Medicine Specialty Group. I also serve as adjunct faculty at the University of Utah. I have been a past team physician for several high schools, Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University, U.S. Speedskating World Championships, Ford Ironman World Championships, U.S. National Cross Country Championships, Utah Ironman Sprint and Olympic Triathlon, NBA Rocky Mountain Review, and U.S.A. Collegiate Rugby National Championships.

    • Training

    • Residency

      Ball Memorial Hospital - Muncie, IN, 2002 - 2005

    • Fellowship

      Utah Valley Sports Medicine - Provo, UT, 2005 - 2006

    • Membership

      • American Academy of Family Physicians
      • American College of Sports Medicine
      • Utah Academy of Family Physicians
      • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
    • Degree

      Brigham Young University

      Provo, UT in Bachelor of Science,
      1992 - 1998

      University of Utah School of Medicine

      Salt Lake City, UT in Doctor of Medicine,
      1998 - 2002

    • Board Certification

      AM BD FAMILY MEDICINE + SPORTS MEDICINE

      Re-verification: 12/31/2026

Patient Ratings

Overall rating
4.8 out of 5  (288)
  • Rate provider

    4.8 out of 5
  • Provider explained in way you understand

    4.9 out of 5
  • Provider listened to you

    4.9 out of 5
  • Provider respected you

    5.0 out of 5
  • Provider spent enough time with you

    4.9 out of 5
  • Provider know your medical history

    4.5 out of 5
  • Give easy to understand instruction

    4.9 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for care right away

    4.9 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for check-up or routine care

    5.0 out of 5
  • See the provider within 15 minutes of your appointment time

    4.8 out of 5
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the nationally developed CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey. Responses are reported as a star-rating on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Reviews

Overall rating
4.8 out of 5 (20)
    Experienced on Feb 28, 2019

    Dr. Richards is an excellent doctor. He is very knowledgeable and gave me three options for treatment. He explained every option extremely well. EXCELLENT!

    Experienced on Feb 24, 2019

    it was great

    Experienced on Feb 19, 2019

    The visit was great, as usual!

    Experienced on Feb 18, 2019

    excellent

    Experienced on Feb 18, 2019

    excellent

    Experienced on Feb 13, 2019

    Excellent experience.

    Experienced on Feb 10, 2019

    I got in the day after I called and was really happy with the treatment.

    Experienced on Feb 06, 2019

    Overall great experience, got the information & treatment we needed from an awesome doctor.

    Experienced on Feb 06, 2019

    We love Dr. Richards, great doctor very helpful, always extremely nice & personable. Will recommend to anyone who needs a sports med doctor.

    Experienced on Feb 01, 2019

    The people I've referred to Dr. Richards have also had a great experience.

    Experienced on Jan 31, 2019

    I was more than impressed with Dr. Richards. I was seen the same day I called about a knee injury. He took the time to explain the injury, answered all my questions, was very knowledgeable & respectful & kind.

    Experienced on Jan 30, 2019

    dr. Richards is very caring about the overall activity and health of the patients and helps provide ways to stay active and young

    Experienced on Jan 29, 2019

    Fantastic experience. Staff and doctor all were wonderful!!!

    Experienced on Jan 25, 2019

    His office staff and the Dr were wonderful!

    Experienced on Jan 23, 2019

    Everyone was respectful and kind. Great place!

    Experienced on Jan 07, 2019

    Dr. Richards and his staff were great. I got in right away & scheduling my appointment was easy, and I felt well informed about my issue and the care given has taken care of the issue.

    Experienced on Dec 18, 2018

    Being a senior citizen, it is difficult to feel that anyone cares about my health. I love Dr. Richards because he talks with me to understand what is really going on then we create a plan that we both understand with a clear understanding he is willing and anxious to help me.

    Experienced on Nov 22, 2018

    [...] and Dr. Richards are great. I can't think of one suggestion to give for them to improve on.

    Experienced on Nov 14, 2018

    good experience

    Experienced on Nov 14, 2018

    good experience