I've been seeing Dr. Richards for over a year and he's what all doctors should be. Yes, he's old-school and doesn't have the most modern office, but he's one of the few doctors I've seen who actually cares about truly finding the root causes of his patients' health problems and helping them have a good quality of life. It's not often we find health care professionals who take the necessary time and a real interest in our total wellness; most are too over-scheduled and profit-driven to do so. Even the docs who aren't sometimes don't really listen to us and work to find solutions that give us a high quality of life!
I was concerned about the return visits at first, like the other reviewer. However, as I got to know Dr. Richards, I understood more visits were necessary for him to unravel and treat, instead of put a band aid on, my health problems--not that there are tons, but a major one was missed by every one of my primary docs until Dr. R found and treated it, and I'm actually getting very healthy for the first time!
A holistic approach requires more time and better supervision than most doctors provide. It's not a moneymaking scheme, it's just excellent care. I think that's shocking to most of us because it's such a rare thing to find in this world of HMOs and cost-cutting; we're simply not used to the quality of care because so few doctors provide it.