Richard Kuritzkes, MD, received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. His residency and fellowship were completed at UCLA Medical Center. He is affiliated with numerous medical societies,including the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American Medical Association and the Los Angeles County Medical Association. Dr. Kuritzkes is committed to excellence in comprehensive health care for men and women, in a partnership that honors patient individuality and dignity. His approach involves understanding the patient's health care needs and implementing state-of-the-art techniques and compassionate care. Dr. Kuritzkes speaks French. Dr. Kuritzkes is a member of the Providence Holy Cross and Providence Saint Joseph Medical Staffs providing care in gastroenterology and liver disease.