Richard Byakika, MD, a Hospitalist with Maple Grove Hospital

Get to know Hospitalist Dr. Richard Byakika, who serves patients in Maple Grove, Minnesota.

A devoted hospitalist, Dr. Byakika sees patients at Maple Grove Hospital in Maple Grove, Minnesota. His approach to care is to always listen and value the importance of understanding each individual’s health issues.

“I promise to provide great care to the best of my ability” expressed the doctor.

Maple Grove Hospital, an affiliate of North Memorial Health, delivers the best healthcare in the way it should be practiced. They provide care that puts patients in the driver’s seat, guided by experienced professionals and the right information—all in a welcoming, healing environment.

A native of Uganda, Dr. Byakika graduated with his medical degree from Makerere University School of Medicine. After relocating to the United States, he completed his internship at Frankford Hospital, and his residency in internal medicine at the Canton Medical Education Foundation/NEOUCOM Program.

Passionate about his profession, he is board-certified in hospital medicine and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Hospital medicine is a medical specialty that exists in some countries as a branch of internal or family medicine, dealing with the care of acutely ill hospitalized patients. Physicians whose primary professional focus is caring for hospitalized patients only while they are in the hospital are called hospitalists.

A proud father, Dr. Byakika enjoys rugby, lawn tennis, table tennis, cooking, and baking.

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