Franciscan Surgical Associates at St. Francis

34509 Ninth Ave. S. Suite 204 Federal Way, WA 98003

Phone: 253-927-1800
Fax: 253-952-3025

St. Francis Breast Clinic

34509 Ninth Ave. S. Suite 204 , WA

Phone: 253-927-1800
Fax: 253-952-3025

Richard Gould, MD, FACS

Dr. Richard R. Gould is a general surgeon with interest and experience in thyroid, breast, thoracic, advanced laparoscopic, colon and rectal surgery. Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Gould initiated and managed the laparoscopic surgery program at the Fresno VA Medical Center, training fellow surgeons and staff in state-of-the-art procedures. As a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Gould focuses on providing the safest and best medical care possible through a team approach that includes himself and his patients, as well as fellow physicians and health care providers.

A Northwest native, Dr. Gould enjoys cycling, backpacking, farming, playing guitar and spending time with his family.

Specialties: • General Surgery
• Colon & Rectal Surgery
• Thoracic Surgery
• Breast Surgery
Hospital: • St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way
Year Began Practice:1986
Interests: • Acid Reflux Surgery
• Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
• Aneurysm Aortic Surgery
• Appendectomy
• Bile Duct Disorder
• Biliary Disease
• Breast Cancer
• Breast Disease
• Breast Surgery
• Central Line Cather Insertion
• Cholecystectomy
• Colon Cancer
• Colon Cancer Prevention/Screening
• Colorectal Cancer
• da Vinci Robotic Surgery
• Emergency Surgery
• Endoscopic Surgery
• Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
• Gastroesophogeal Reflux / GERD
• Gastrointestinal Surgery
• General Surgery
• Hernia Repair
• Hernia Surgery
• Hernias
• Herniorrhaphy
• Laparoscopic Colectomy
• Laparoscopic Fundoplication
• Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
• Laparoscopic Surgery
• Laparoscopic Surgery
• Laser Bronchoscopy
• Lump in Breast
• Lung Biopsy
• Melanoma
• Minimally Invasive Surgery
• Pediatric Hernia
• Percutaneous Lung Biopsy
• Rectal Disorders
• Rectal Pathology
• Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
• Single-Site daVinci Robotic Surgery
• Skin Cancer
• Skin Grafts
• Surgery
• Thoracic Surgery
• Thyroid Surgery
• Trauma
• Trauma Surgery
• Trauma Surgery
• Ultrasonic Bronchoscopy
• VATS Lobectomy
Medical School:University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Residencies:University of California, San Francisco, CA


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