About Richard Greenspun, MD
Richard H. Greenspun, MD is a specialist in Internal Medicine in Santa Monica, California. He chose medicine because it allows him to be a teacher, problem solver, scientist, and confidant to his patients. He enjoys going home each day with a sense that he helped people during difficult times.
One of his career highlights was serving as a physician in the Pan Am Games and later as Chief Medical Officer for Athletics in the 1984 Summer Olympic Games. He has also served as a physician for the Los Angeles Clippers and a professional soccer team in Los Angeles. Like many doctors, Dr. Greenspun chose a medical avenue to help those in need.
After his mother’s passing, which he says was made immeasurably easier by hospice, he helped establish a new hospice in Santa Monica. For 15 years he served as its medical director. He found working with hospice patients and their families extremely rewarding and a constant reminder of why he chose to go into medicine. Dr. Greenspun was the first doctor in his family, but not the last. His oldest daughter went into medicine and now sees patients as an Internist.
Dr. Greenspun earned his medical degree at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He went on to complete his internship and resident at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
In his time away from the office, Dr. Greenspun enjoys reading, playing golf, and cycling. Mostly, however, he and his wife can be found spending time with his daughters and four grandchildren.
My cardiologist referred Dr. Greenspun to me. I needed a regular practitioner and made the apt. I found Dr. Greenspun, friendly, caring and responsive to all my questions. He was able to communicate with my cardiologist immediately and followed up by getting me to see him the next day. I appreciate the doctor who takes care of his patients as if it were his own family. I felt this from Dr. Greenspun.Real Patient
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Dr Greenspun = the BestProvidence Patient
I just switched to Dr. Greenspun from another doctor. I had some negative experiences with my previous doctor. Dr. Greenspun is friendly and helpful. I am relieved to be in his practice.Providence Patient
Dr. G has a great bedside manner and does a fine job!Providence Patient
I am a new patient of Dr. Greenspun and I felt very safe in his hands. He gave me the necessary referrals and I highly recommend him.Providence Patient
I have always had very good service with all doctors i have seen at providence medial groupProvidence Patient
Dr. Greenspun and his team are always professional, attentive, current, knowledgeable, and pleasant.Providence Patient
Dr. Greenspun knows my medical needs and is able to fully explain my options. He is patient and thorough. I am able to explain any concerns I have and he listens.Providence Patient
My cardiologist referred Dr. Greenspun to me. I needed a regular practitioner and made the apt. I found Dr. Greenspun, friendly, caring and responsive to all my questions. He was able to communicate with my cardiologist immediately and followed up by getting me to see him the next day. I appreciate the doctor who takes care of his patients as if it were his own family. I felt this from Dr. Greenspun.Providence Patient
He is responsive and gives clear adviceProvidence Patient
On professional and personal levels, my provider always makes himself available to answer my questions or manage prescription refills with care and concern. Dr. Greenspun has been a wonderful and dependable adviser.Providence Patient