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Richard Keating, MD

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Dr. Richard Keating, MD


Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Rheumatology


Richard Keating, MD, is an experienced rheumatologist who cares for people with a broad range of autoimmune and rheumatic diseases. Particular clinical interests include rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosus and inflammatory muscle disease.

He encourages a collaborative relationship between patient and physician and believes that the best physician is one who actively listens to the patient, forging an alliance to improve their health.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, 1992
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1988

Medical Education

  • George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, MD, 1984


  • Naval Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 1985


  • National Naval Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1988


  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Rheumatology, 1992
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