Franciscan Surgical Associates at St. Francis

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

Phone: 253-835-5510
Fax: 253-835-5511

St. Francis Breast Clinic

34509 Ninth Ave. S. Suite 204 , WA

Phone: 253-835-5510
Fax: 253-835-5511

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
• Appendectomy
• Bile Duct Disorder
• Biliary Disease
• Breast Cancer
• Breast Surgery
• Cholecystectomy
• Colon Cancer
• Colon Cancer Prevention/Screening
• Colonoscopy
• Colorectal Cancer
• Gastroesophogeal Reflux / GERD
• Gastrointestinal Surgery
• Hernia Surgery
• Laparoscopic Colectomy
• Laparoscopic Fundoplication
• Laparoscopic Surgery
• Lump in Breast
• Lung Biopsy
• Melanoma
• Minimally Invasive Surgery
• Rectal Disorders
• Rectal Pathology
• Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
• Single-Site daVinci Robotic Surgery
• Skin Cancer
• Skin Grafts
• Thyroid Surgery
• Trauma Surgery
Medical School:University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Residencies:University of California, San Francisco, CA


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