Dr. Howard Richter, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 46

9300 Medical Plaza Dr Ste B
Charleston, SC 29406
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Dr. Richter's Experience

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Dr. Richter's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Richter Performs

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

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Intermountain McKay-Dee Hospital
4401 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT 84403

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
TRAUMAcare & Acute Surgical Services
TRAUMAcare & Acute Surgical Services
9300 Medical Plaza Dr Ste B
Charleston, SC 29406
Calton-Harrison Clinic
Calton-Harrison Clinic
4403 Harrison Blvd Ste 2400
Ogden, UT 84403
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    Dr. Richter's Experience

    Dr. Richter's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Trauma Medicine
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    • Arm Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • 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
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
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    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    Dr. Richter says...

    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
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    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee 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
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Richter

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

    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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Graduated in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Richter & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Richter's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Intermountain McKay-Dee Hospital where Dr. Richter has admitting privileges:

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    • Intermountain McKay-Dee Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5.0
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richter to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Dr. Richter's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    15 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    14 responses

    Experience with Dr. Richter

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.9 out of 5

    15 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

    15 responses

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    Office Locations

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    TRAUMAcare & Acute Surgical Services
    9300 Medical Plaza Dr Ste B
    Charleston, SC 29406
    (843) 764-1730 (Office)
    B
    Calton-Harrison Clinic
    4403 Harrison Blvd Ste 2400
    Ogden, UT 84403
    (801) 387-2750 (Office)
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