Richard M. Rayner, MD

Family Medicine
4800 Linglestown Road Suite 101
Harrisburg, PA 17112 Get Directions
717.657.7066
Richard M. Rayner, MD
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Annual Membership Fee

412.50every 3 months
825.00every 6 months
1,650.00each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

As a family physician, I view good health as a product of an individual’s body, mind, spirit and the environment all working together optimally. I know that an excellent doctor-patient relationship is based on mutual trust, and I respect and enjoy patients that come from all seasons and walks of life. As I develop a relationship with my patients, I create a personalized healthcare plan that involves those different factors with the hope of moving each person from their starting point to a better place. With me functioning as your private physician, we can aspire together to optimize your health now and plan for a healthy future.

I have been in the Harrisburg and Central Pennsylvania medical community since 1996, with experience in medical education, as well as private practice. In my private practice, similar to a concierge medicine practice, I enjoy managing the full panel of primary care issues including diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, anxiety and depression. I put a strong emphasis on prevention and have an approach to healthcare that involves using wise lifestyle decisions, fitness and nutrition when addressing current and future medical needs. Due to my longevity in the area, I have established excellent professional relationships with local specialists with whom I consult when specialty care is needed. I have no direct affiliation with a hospital system; however, if inpatient care is needed, I do work with the hospitalists who care for my patients.
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Dr. Rayner's Credentials

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Residency:
Christiana Care
Wilmington, DE
Family Medicine 1988-1990

Internship:
Christiana Care
Wilmington, DE
1987-1988

Medical School:
Sydney Kimmel Medical School, Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Doctorate of Medicine 1987

Undergraduate:
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Arts, Biology 1983
Magna Cum Laude

Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Outstanding Mentor, Penn State College of Medicine 2008
Penn State College of Medicine, Family and Community Clerkship
- Exceptional Teacher 2003-2004, 2006-2007, 2007-2008
- Exceptional Role Model 2003-2004, 2006-2007, 2007-2008
American Academy of Family Physicians
Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Pennsylvania
Singing, literature, running, fitness, wine making, classical music and tuba
from Joanne in PA March 20, 2018 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

There are not enough kind words or thanks to convey how awesome Dr. Richard Rayner is. He not only provides excellent care but he also shows genuine care and concern for his patients. Im not sure how I would have made it during the passing of my husband without his outstanding care and concern for both my physical and mental health.

Dr. Rayner not only cared for me and my husband but he… See more

from Evawn in PA March 18, 2018 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

When Dr. Rayner first informed me about his intention to move to the new MDVIP program -- and the cost to me -- I was extremely hesitant. I love the guy but, geez, even more money on top of my already astronomical self-employed health insurance, I think not. Ultimately I decided to give it a try for one year. Am I ever glad I did.

I started the program in June 2017. In July my… See more

from Scott in PA March 5, 2018 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

I went to Dr Rayner previous to him joining MDVIP. It was suggested by a friend of mine to see him. I have followed him to MDVIP because of his professionalism and manner about him. I have found that other people I am acquainted with and friends with, have also stayed with him in his transition to MDVIP. He is truly a medical professional and caring person.

from Bryan in PA March 5, 2018 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

Thank you, Dr. Rayner. You are the first doctor to actually listen to me. We were able to have a conversation together to figure out my health goals and concerns rather than you telling me what I'm doing wrong. I appreciate your care and concern so much.

from Matthew in PA March 1, 2018 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

I feel like I finally have found a Doctor that really cares about my health. All of the people involved that are part of this partnership make me want to take care of myself.

from Linda in PA March 1, 2018 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

I started seeing Dr. Rayner when he was at the Penn State Office. When my insurance changed I had to find another doctor, much to my dismay. I went to another doctor for about 6 months to a year but as soon as I knew Dr. Rayner opened his own office, I was there. Hopefully, Dr. Rayner will be my doctor until I no longer need a doctor. In my opinion, he is what many other doctors should be… See more

from Christine in PA March 1, 2018 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

Since I started with Dr Rayner as my
PCP I have felt so relieved knowing that I am being cared for by a extremely competent physician. He is accessible and caring. He continues to move forward when diagnosing. Im very pleased. Rate: 5

from Elizabeth in PA February 27, 2018 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

I have been a patient of Dr. Raynor's since 2005. In fall of 2006, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was a terrifying time. My only frame of reference to cancers were my mother and brother who were very ill and died from their cancers. A friend had breast cancer a few years earlier, but went through treatment #$& and was a very sick woman. Although not the treating physician for… See more

from Deborah July 28, 2017 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

I became a patient of Dr. Richard Rayner's several years ago. With having several health issues, I was changing doctors more often than I would have liked, and seen many specialist that only bounced me around from place to place. After learning about Aspire Family Medicine and Dr. Rayner, all that confusion ended immediately! Dr. Rayner took the personal time I needed to address my issues… See more

from Joanne April 5, 2017 for Richard M. Rayner, MD

If I had to use one word to describe Dr. Richard Rayner, it would be Phenomenal.

We followed Dr. Rayner from Hershey Medical to Aspire and now to his MDVIP practice. Why...because there are few doctors who meet the standard of excellence he has set. Not only is he an outstanding clinician but he is extremely caring and takes extra steps to provide exceptional physical and emotional… See more

Jennifer Davenport, who works for MDVIP affiliate Dr. Richard Rayner in Harrisburg, PA, is an MDVIP Ambassador for going above and beyond the call of duty and making her patients feel welcome, valued and loved.

"The people who are most impactful… See more

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