Scott “The Yesdoc” Richards, M.D. is a member of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming and a lifetime member of the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation. Dr. Richards resides in San Elijo Hills, California and is the father of two.
A 1966 Cum Laude graduate of Pine Crest School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he was an All-State high school swimmer for four years, he holds a BA in Psychology from Marshall University (Summa Cum Laude, class of 1982) earning All Southern Conference swimming status his senior year. Medical School training at Temple University (1986) was followed with a residency in Psychiatry and Fellowship in Mood and Eating Disorders, both done at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He served in the US Air Force as a staff Psychiatrist from 1990-1992 and currently practices Psychiatry with specialty in Eating Disorders for the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group in Vista, California.
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