Dr. Ryan Richards, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

700 W 800 N Ste 100
Orem, UT 84057
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Dr. Richards' Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
1034 N 500 W
Provo, UT 84604

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Revere Health Orthopedics
SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDICS CLINIC
700 W 800 N Ste 100
Orem, UT 84057
Central Utah Clinic Orthopedics
Central Utah Clinic Orthopedics
1055 N 500 W Ste 121
Provo, UT 84604
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    Dr. Richards' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
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    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Richards

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Albany Medical College
    Graduated in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Richards & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Richards' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Richards

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.4
    • 10 responses
    • 1 review

    3.4 out of 5

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    Dr. Richards was very unkind, belittling family members during a pre op at rhe hospital and again at the hospital. Practically yelling at the family members. I would never trust him again, or spend the time or money to deal with him!

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Richards accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • MultiPlan
    • Providence Health Plans
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Revere Health Orthopedics
    SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPEDICS CLINIC
    700 W 800 N Ste 100
    Orem, UT 84057
    (801) 224-5373 (Office)
    (801) 812-5401 (Fax)
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    Central Utah Clinic Orthopedics
    1055 N 500 W Ste 121
    Provo, UT 84604
    (801) 373-7350 (Office)
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