John Richards, MD

John Richards, MD

Education and Training

  • Oral Roberts University – Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Chemistry magna cum laude
  • University of Oklahoma – Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine – Residency in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Professional Experience

Dr. Richards completed residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. Prior to his training in Otolaryngology, Dr. Richards received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. Dr. Richards received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Chemistry from Oral Roberts University where he graduated magna cum laude.

Dr. Richards is a comprehensive Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon and always strives to provide the best care for each one of his patients. Dr. Richards enjoys providing his patients with personalized high quality care and forming long lasting relationships. Dr. Richards areas of focus are allergy, rhinology (nasal and sinus surgery), otology (ear surgery), thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and salivary gland disorders.

Outside of work, Dr. Richards enjoys spending time with his partner, Larisa and is the proud parent of two dachshunds. He enjoys all things outdoors, particularly mountain biking, hiking, camping and surfing.


  • Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery