Blue Ridge Cancer Care Physicians

Paul D. Richards, M.D., F.A.C.P.


Medical Oncology


1900 Electric Road
Salem, VA 24153

1 ARH Lane, Suite 203
Low Moor, VA 24457

Phone Number

(540) 774-8660
Radiation: (540) 776-4160

Paul D. Richards, M.D., F.A.C.P.


College of Wooster

Medical School

Tulane University


Alton Ochsner Foundation Hospital


Alton Ochsner Foundation Hospital

Board Certification

Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine


Dr. Paul Richards grew up near Niagara Falls in New York. He received his B.A. at the College of Wooster, in Ohio, with Phi Beta Kappa honors as a chemistry major. His received his medical degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and his internal medicine and medical oncology training from Alton Ochsner Foundation Hospital. 

Professional Societies

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Roanoke Valley Academy of Medicine
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of Virginia

Dr. Richards has numerous publications. His professional interests include the director of research at Blue Ridge Cancer Care. 

Dr. Richards has five sons. In addition to being a restaurateur, he enjoys gardening, tae kwon do, snow skiing and swimming.