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Dr. Richard Zera, MD

General Surgery* Age 70
Dr. Richard Zera, MD
5.0 (5 Ratings)
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Dr. Richard Zera, MD

General Surgery* Age 70
Minneapolis, MN
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience
 

Overview

Dr. Richard Zera, MD works in Minneapolis, MN as a General Surgery Specialist and has 40 years experience.

They are board certified in General Surgery and graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / SAINT PAUL CAMPUS in 1984. At present, Dr. Zera has received an average rating of 5.0 from patients and has been reviewed 5 times. They are affiliated with Hennepin Healthcare. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Zera practices at Practice in Minneapolis, MN.

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  • Choice Plus POS II
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    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • Blue Open Access Advantage Network - MN HMO-POS
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    Navigate POS
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  • Blue PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Hennepin Healthcare
    701 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415
  2. 2 Hcmc Csc Pharmacy
    715 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404

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Aug 30, 2023
Dr Zera saved my husbands life TWICE. This all happened 20 years ago now and NEVER have we encountered anyone like him. It is an honor to know him. Thank you Dr Z!!
— Aug 30, 2023
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General Surgery
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Education

Education

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  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / SAINT PAUL CAMPUS
    1984
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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
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Dr. Richard Zera, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Zera accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Zera accepts here.

Dr. Zera has a star rating of 5.0/5 and has been reviewed 5 times.

Dr. Zera is board certified in General Surgery.

Dr. Zera has been practicing as a General Surgery Specialist for 40 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Hennepin Healthcare

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  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)