Norbert Richardson

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 74 ratings

Norbert Richardson Bariatric Surgeon M.D.

22 yr Experience

20 yr in Bariatrics

22 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

20 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

80% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Adjustable Gastric Band


ORBERA Intragastric Balloon



Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

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  • About Me
    Norbert Richardson, MD, FACS, FASMBS,  is the Bariatric Medical Director for St. Alexius NewStart at St. Alexius Hospital. He was previously a surgeon with the NewStart program from August 2003 to May 2010. He returned to the NewStart program from the University of Missouri-Columbia where he was awarded the S. DeWeese, MD, Excellence in Arts and Science in the Operating Room: For Outstanding Commitment and Service to the Department of Surgery and its Residents and Fellows in June 2012. While at MU, he trained residents and fellows to perform advanced laparoscopic surgery, including bariatric surgery. Dr. Richardson is an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery certified Center of Excellence surgeon. He has performed over 2,000 laparoscopic bariatric surgeries. He offers significant surgical expertise spanning numerous advanced laparoscopic procedures. In addition to bariatric surgery, he performs a wide range of general surgery procedures including advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Richardson received his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, and completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita in 1994 and has been in practice since then. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.   Dr. Richardson grew up in Union, Missouri, and enjoys snow skiing, waterskiing, boating and fishing in his spare time. He is married and has five children.
  • Latest Reviews See all 74 reviews
    avatar biggirls on March 25, 2014

    I had lap band surgery Nov 7, 2012 and I tell ya it was'nt for me. I'm waiting to have gastric bypass in the next two weeks. I really have faith in God & my doc , Dr Norbert Richardson. You guys keep me in More...

    avatar csirn1 on Feb. 20, 2012

    There are NOT enough wonderful words to say about Dr. N. Richardson. In 2004 I had RYGB done (lap) by Dr. Richardson. I had an initial difficulty in the first few weeks with an obstruction. I contacted Dr. Richardson at 10pm via the hospital ED More...

    avatar Suzanne Gottschalk on May 26, 2011

    Dr. Richardson seems very rushed but he knows what he is doing! His office staff are courteous and have time to answer your questions. They really make you feel like you matter.

  • Location
    St. Louis, MO 63125
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