Dr. Richard Straker received his Medical Doctorate from the Medical College of Ohio in 1982. He then attended the University of South Florida, where he completed his internship in Internal Medicine and his residency in Gastroenterology. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
After his fellowship, he joined the faculty at the University of South Florida and Moffitt Cancer Center as Assistant Professor of Medicine. He entered into private practice in Orlando in 1989.
For the last 15 years Dr. Straker has been voted by his peer’s one of the Orlando’s Top Doctors. Dr. Straker also volunteers his time with Grace medical. He is married and his wife is employed in the Orlando private school system. He has a son who is entering surgery residency in the spring of 2017 and a daughter who is a BSRN who works in a trauma ED in Charlotte, NC.
In his spare time, he enjoys farming, hunting, hiking and spending time with his family.