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Panama City Surgery Center

John Richards, M.D.

Dr. John J. Richards, M.D. is a general surgeon with almost 40 years of experience. Dr. Richards is affiliated with Panama City Surgery Center and Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart.

Dr. Richards received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia in ’82 and completed his residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, AL.

Dr. Richards is a member of the Southeastern Surgical Congress and SAGES, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

Dr. Richards’ specializes in general surgery and family medicine.


General Surgery



John Richards, MD