Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD

Internal Medicine
790 Church Street NE Suite 220
Marietta, GA 30060 Get Directions
Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD
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Annual Membership Fee

495.00 every 3 months
990.00 every 6 months
1,980.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Dr. Griffith's Credentials

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University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Internal Medicine 1989-1991

Medical School:
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Doctorate of Medicine 1989
Doctorate of Philosophy 1989

College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Bachelor of Science, Biology 1978
National Cancer Institute-FCRF, Laboratory of Viral Carcinogenesis
Frederick, MD
Research Associate 1979-1983

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Wellstar, Kennestone Hospital
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Consumer Guide to Top Doctors 2002-2003
20,000 Top Rated Physicians in American Large Metropolitan Areas
American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
Cobb County Medical Society
Vascular biology, endothelial dysfunction and inflammation

Testimonials from patients of Dr. Griffith

from Christina in GA March 9, 2024 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD
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I came to Dr Griffith with my health in complete disarray. Dr. Griffith and his staff have helped me improve my overall health and wellbeing. He listens to my concerns and helps me to understand what I need to do to improve my health and wellbeing. He has been an advocate for me in getting the medical tests and medical equipment that has literally saved my life. Thank you Dr. Griffith for… See more

from bernard in GA March 10, 2024 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD

My physician is Dr Griffith, Marietta MVVIP and his assistant Nicole & they have consistently advised me on ways to maintain my health. I'm 83 feel better & more confident after every visit. I trust Dr Griffth's judgement on every issue - particularity during COVID, which means I've never got a COVID infection due to his advise. I am very lucky to have him as my primary… See more

from Fred in GA March 9, 2024 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD

At my annual physical Dr. Griffith notice my fatigue and ordered a nuclear stress test and a heart cath. Discovered my right coronary artery was 90% blocked. Immediate 2 stents put in. A life saver!

from Bettina in GA March 9, 2024 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD
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I was in my 40's when I started seeing Dr. Richard L Griffith. I went in for a physical and he listened to my heart and heard a murmur. This was during the years when you were to take antibiotics prior to any dental work. I had no knowledge of a murmur. Of course, he ordered a heart echo and the murmur was confirmed. Dr Griffith is amazing. He has a wonderful bedside manner. He… See more

from Spencer in GA February 11, 2024 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD

Dr. Richard Griffith spends generous amounts of time with me, be it during the annual physical, or a phone call to him.

Additionally, Dr. Griffith is a relentless diagnostician, leaving nothing to chance until he is satisfied that all possible avenues of investigation have been completed.

Time spent with nursing staff qualifying vitals, reviewing known issues, and proactively… See more

from Gene in GA February 10, 2024 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD
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I’ve been a patient of Dr. Griffith for many years and over that span of time, I’ve always known he truly listens to what I’m saying. Because of that, we actually have conversations and not just monologues so common with many doctors. Dr. Griffith listens to my wants then we discuss how to achieve those ends. It’s definitely not cookie cutter treatment and I’m so very thankful for that… See more

from James in GA February 10, 2024 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD

Dr. Richard Griffith's care added extra good years to my in-laws' lives.

He truly understands drug interactions, and laboratory tests results.

I am a physician; my wife and I are patients of Dr. Griffith. His practice addresses health issues immediately; they are always on top of things.

I feel very fortunate that my wife and I patients in this practice.

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from Jack in GA February 2, 2024 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD

Dr. Richard Griffith has been my PCP since long before MDVIP appeared. He is the best. He studies and researches everything out there in the medical world. He is always up-to-date on the latest issues. Dr. Griffith has referred me to the very best specialists in the area. Over many years, they have, in fact, all proven to be the best.
I have had numerous medical issues during my… See more

from Dr Leon in GA January 19, 2024 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD

I first chose him because he has a Ph.D. and a M.D., and I have a Ph.D. and experience with a medical school. He has been my personal physician for 30 years and I have never been disappointed. Dr. Griffith is very knowledgeable and really cares personally about me as a person as well as concerned about every aspect of my health. I would recommend him to anyone and hope to be with him for many… See more

from Janice in GA March 28, 2020 for Richard L. Griffith, MD, PhD

My husband and I are fortunate to be members of the MDVIP practice of Dr. Griffith! He and his staff, including Nikole and Sarah, can be described in two words: competent and compassionate. Of course, the physicals we get each year are comprehensive and Dr. Griffith keeps us on schedule for the specialized assessments we need. But it's the care that we get the other 364 days of the… See more