Dr. Richard A. Boothby , MD

Gynecologic Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology

(941) 917-8383

First Physicians Group
1888 Hillview St
Sarasota, FL 34239


Richard Rusty Boothby, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist, practices medicine with the goal of providing quality medical and surgical care to all women. He believes that quality care begins with patient education and that each individual should have access to the latest advances in medical care and investigational clinical trials. , he believes all aspects of cancer care should consider quality of life and respect for each patients dignity. Dr. Boothby is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology with a sub-specialty certification in Gynecologic Oncology. He is also certified by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. Dr. Boothby offers his patients a full array of radical and ultra-radical surgical procedures for treatment of their gynecologic cancers. He is also proficient in minimally invasive surgical procedures including DaVinci Robotic and Laparoscopic surgery when appropriate for gynecologic patients. Dr. Boothby completed a Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida at Jacksonville. He received his Medical Degree from the University of South Florida. He serves as a Courtesy Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida and has served as Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cornell University Medical College. Previous honors and activities include serving in various leadership positions of the Florida Society of Gynecologic Oncology (President from 2004-2006), Director of Clinical Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, and multiple faculty teaching awards. Dr. Boothby has authored or co-authored more than 15 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 39 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Florida College Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1980

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Lakeland Regional Health

Specialties: Gynecologic Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • AvMed Engage
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Boothby's Office Information

Fax: (941) 191-7626
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:


Doctor Boothby's Other Office Information

Lakeland Regional Cancer Center
3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33805
(863) 603-6565

Fax:( ,8) 863-9041
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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