Dr. Brett E. Richards, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 41

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Hospital Quality

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CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Memorial
2606 Hospital Boulevard
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
PROFESSIONAL CENTER SOUTH
PROFESSIONAL CENTER SOUTH
4700 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT 84403
Ogden Clinic Professional Ctr N
Ogden Clinic Professional Ctr N
4650 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT 84403
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    Dr. Richards' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery, 2011
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 2010
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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 & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • 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
    • Steroid Injections
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Richards

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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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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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Memorial

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Richards

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Richards' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 14 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Richards
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Richards accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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

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    PROFESSIONAL CENTER SOUTH
    4700 Harrison Blvd
    Ogden, UT 84403
    (801) 475-3000 (Office)
    (801) 475-3001 (Fax)
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    Ogden Clinic Professional Ctr N
    4650 Harrison Blvd
    Ogden, UT 84403
    (801) 475-3000 (Office)
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