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Heather L Richards, MD
Primary Care - Internal Medicine
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Federal North Medical Office Building (Primary)
1307 Federal St, 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Fax (412) 442-2335
West Penn Hospital
4815 Liberty Ave, M56, Mezzanine
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Fax (412) 442-2335
Federal North Medical Office Building
1307 Federal St, Suite B110
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Fax (412) 359-6899

Languages Spoken



Addiction Medicine/Substance Use Disorder
Alcohol addiction
Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Reduction
Coronary Artery Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
Disease Prevention
Gender Affirming Care
Gender Dysphoria
Gender and Transition
General Primary Care
HIV/AIDS, Positive Health Clinic
Musculoskeletal Pain
Preventive Health
Transgender Health
Transgender Medicine
Wellness Exam


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Efforts to include you in decisions about your care

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Recent Patient Comments

"I trust her completely"

July 05, 2023

"Dr Richards is one of a kind! I have recommended her to others and always will! She's such a wonderful person! I feel like I can talk to her about anything with fear of judgement or ridicule."

April 27, 2023

"The provider was very empathetic and made me feel accepted."

April 21, 2023

"I have always had a good experience with everyone in this provider's office."

January 26, 2023

"Very personable, really listens to concerns. Wonderful attitude."

January 01, 2023



Wake Forest University School of Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Preventive Medicine – Addiction Medicine


AGH-WPH Medical Education Consortium
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