Spencer E. Richards, MD

Sports Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Cultural Competency Training: No

Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5
Comments: 20
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  • English
  • Korean

Hospital Affiliation

  • Intermountain Medical Center
  • LDS Hospital

Medical Group

  • My Health
  • Intermountain
    • Sports Medicine Specialists - Bountiful

    • (801) 397-6750
    • 280 N Main St Bountiful UT, 84010
      • Yes
      • Mon thru Thu 8AM - 5PM; Fri 8AM - 4:30PM
      • SelectHealth Care
      • SelectHealth Community Care
      • CHIP
      • SelectHealth Med
      • SelectHealth Advantage (UT or ID Resident)
      • SelectHealth Advantage Nevada (NV Resident)
      • SelectHealth Choice
      • SelectHealth Share
      • SelectHealth Value
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  • Professional Positions

    I have served as the medical director for the Intermountain Sports Medicine Specialty Group and for Intermountain Sports Medicine services. I have also served 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. I use these experiences to help people of all ages and abilities.

    • 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


      Certification does not expire


      Re-verification: 12/31/2026

Patient Ratings

Overall rating
4.8 out of 5  (290)
  • Rate provider

    4.7 out of 5
  • Provider explained in way you understand

    4.8 out of 5
  • Provider listened to you

    4.8 out of 5
  • Provider respected you

    4.9 out of 5
  • Provider spent enough time with you

    4.8 out of 5
  • Provider know your medical history

    4.5 out of 5
  • Provider discussed treatment options

    4.9 out of 5
  • Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.9 out of 5
  • CP concern for questions/worries

    4.9 out of 5
  • Give easy to understand instruction

    4.8 out of 5
  • Wait time at clinic

    4.8 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

    4.9 out of 5
  • CP explanations of prob/condition

    4.9 out of 5
  • CP efforts to include in decisions

    4.9 out of 5
  • Likelihood of recommending CP

    4.9 out of 5
  • Ease of contacting(e.g., email, phone, web portal) the clinic

    4.9 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 Apr 14, 2020

    Everyone was very friendly & helpful.

    Experienced on Apr 14, 2020

    Dr. Richards was great and explained the break and recovery very well.

    Experienced on Apr 08, 2020

    I recommend this practice every chance I can!

    Experienced on Apr 08, 2020

    This is an amazing clinic! [...] and Dr. Richards are fabulous, knowledgeable, and compassionate!

    Experienced on Mar 29, 2020

    Always impressed with the treatment here.

    Experienced on Mar 25, 2020

    Excellent service by staff and physician

    Experienced on Mar 23, 2020

    got a little annoyed when asked about other type of treatment

    Experienced on Mar 21, 2020

    staff was just like the doctor super

    Experienced on Mar 21, 2020

    have been to this doctor before, actually flew [...] to see him. so I have great confidence in him

    Experienced on Mar 21, 2020

    always a great experience with dr richards. he is wonderful

    Experienced on Mar 21, 2020

    excellent provider would highly recommend dr Richards and Bountiful Sports Medicine

    Experienced on Mar 18, 2020

    He was quick with the visit but answered all my questions

    Experienced on Mar 14, 2020

    highly recommend, very good experience with Dr Richards and staff

    Experienced on Mar 10, 2020

    *Dr. Richards is a good to answer questions.

    Experienced on Mar 10, 2020

    Dr Richards was very thorough in his evaluations and explanation

    Experienced on Mar 08, 2020

    Amazing! Very concerned about helping me.

    Experienced on Jan 25, 2020

    I've seen Dr. Richards multiple times and have always had a GREAT experience!

    Experienced on Jan 23, 2020

    We are so impressed with the knowledge and care Spencer showed. we felt he had THE latest knowledge and technology available.

    Experienced on Jan 15, 2020

    I have recommended him to 3 people since seeing him at this visit.

    Experienced on Dec 18, 2019

    I was really put to ease