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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 42

4700 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT 84403
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Dr. Richards' Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Ogden Regional Medical Center
5475 S 500 E
Ogden, UT 84405

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Ogden Clinic - Orthopedic
Ogden Clinic - Orthopedic
4700 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT 84403
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    Dr. Richards' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
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    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Femur Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
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    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Richards

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    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Ross University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Richards & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Richards' Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.4
    • 14 Star Ratings
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    4.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    Dr. Richards' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    14 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Richards

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    14 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Richards accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Altius Health Plans
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • EmblemHealth
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
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    Office Locations

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    Ogden Clinic - Orthopedic
    4700 Harrison Blvd
    Ogden, UT 84403
    (801) 475-3340 (Office)
    (801) 475-3341 (Fax)
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