Dr. Rick W. Bassett, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 62

1601 Treasure Hills Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550
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Dr. Bassett:

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Dr. Bassett's Experience

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Dr. Bassett's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Bassett Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
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Conditions Dr. Bassett Treats

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen
2101 Pease Street
Harlingen, TX 78550
Harlingen Medical Center
5501 South Expressway 77
Harlingen, TX 78550

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% 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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bassett

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Rio Grande Orthopedic Center
Rio Grande Orthopedic Center
1601 Treasure Hills Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550
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    Dr. Bassett's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1985
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
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    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Bassett

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Mayo Clinic-Rochester

    Residency Hospital

    Mayo Clinic-Rochester
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bassett & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% 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. Bassett's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Bassett has admitting privileges:

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    • Harlingen Medical Center

    • Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bassett

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bassett to family and friends

    27 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

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    Dr. Bassett's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 25 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Bassett
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    28 responses
    above
    national average

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    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Bassett and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Bassett accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • Health Net
    • HealthFirst
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
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    • Meritain Health
    • Molina
    • NGS CoreSource
    • POMCO Group
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Rio Grande Orthopedic Center
    1601 Treasure Hills Blvd
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 425-3646 (Office)
    (956) 421-2418 (Fax)
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