Dr. Alexander Richter, MD

Dr. Alexander Richter, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alexander Richter, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Fullerton, CA. He graduated from Albany Medical College and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

680 Langsdorf Dr Ste 103

Fullerton, CA 92831

Contact Information

(714) 879-0050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • 4 More

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Dr. Richter's Experience

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Dr. Richter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Richter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Richter "Alexander Richter, M.D. is an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in spine surgery. He has extensive experience in the diagnosis of spinal ailments and the non-surgical management and surgical treatment of these conditions. A native of Orange County, Dr. Richter graduated from the University of Southern California, earned his Master's degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University, and completed medical school at Albany Medical College. He stayed in New York to complete his residency in orthopedic surgery at North Shore-Long Island Jewish/Northwell Health System. Dr. Richter pursued sub-specialty fellowship training in Spine Surgery at Hoag Orthopaedic Institute. During his fellowship Dr. Richter gained extensive experience in over 400 spine surgeries ranging from minimally invasive techniques to complex reconstructive procedures of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richter "I am comfortable with both the operative and nonoperative treatment of spinal conditions.  My philosophy is to explore and maximize nonoperative treatment options prior to utilizing operative interventions.  When surgery is necessary, I believe in utilizing a minimal access approach to minimize pain and speed recovery."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Richter does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

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Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • North Shore & Lij Medical Centers
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • North Shore & Lij Medical Centers
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hoag Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Richter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Richter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richter to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Richter's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in La Habra, CA
Dr and back staff so nice to deal with but the front office just horrid. Make you feel so uncomfortable. Very very rude and inept
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in Yorba Linda, CA
Dr Richter is a great doctor but the front office make it miserable. Always indifferent to any situation and do the bare minimum.
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