Dr. George Richardson, MD

Dr. George Richardson, MD

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Dr. George Richardson, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Bryan, TX. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.Read his story

BCS Hand

3201 University Dr E Ste 435

Bryan, TX 77802
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Richardson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Richardson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Richardson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Richardson "George A. Richardson, MD is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in Surgery of the Hand by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richardson "George A. Richardson, MD is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with added Certification and ReCertification in Surgery of the Hand by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Richardson earned his Medical Degree and performed a Categorical Rotating Internship at the University of Texas School of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He completed a General Surgery Residency at Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, WV and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Texas Tech University in El Paso, TX. Dr. Richardson opted for Fellowship Training in Orthopedic Hand Surgery under the direction of Dr. Michael B. McElroy in Kansas City. In addition to practicing orthopedic surgery and hand surgery, Dr. Richardson serves as a Non-Tenured Clinical Assistant Professor and Orthopedic Consultant at the College of Medicine at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. He is a former Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Kansas City, KS. Dr. Richardson is an Active Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and member of Texas Orthopaedic Association & Texas Medical Association. His research regarding hand surgery is published is several peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Richardson has received recognition for: 2011-2013 Texas Monthly Super Doctor."

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuropathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Tx School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Marshall University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tex Tech at El Paso
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery under the direction of Dr. Michael B. McElroy in Kansas City
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richardson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richardson's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richardson to family and friends
22 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Richardson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Our son, who is in his last semester of college at Texas A&M, had a skiing accident over Spring Break and broke his forearm and shattered the bone. He needed surgery right away and he wanted it in College Station. Dr. Richardson was able to do the surgery on Monday and by Wednesday he was able to...more
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Dr. Richardson listened to me and my needs. He explained what he was going to do and what the outcome would be in great length. I have had the best experience in his office. I would recommend him to my family and friends.
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Thank you Dr Richardson and your staff . I was in lots of pain for better part of 3 months ???? I woke up this morning out of pain . Thank you Dr Richardson and your staff is amazing. You are my rock star ??Thank you for giving me my hands and wrists back .
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From my first appointment, the office staff all the way to the doctor has been amazing! I've never had any issues getting an appointment or rescheduling an appointment as the office is very accommodating. The doctor as well as the staff cares about the patient and their needs. I would recommend...more
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I had been having problems with my wrist for several months. I went to a different doctor with no relief. I called to make an appointment with Dr. Richardson and got in the next day. Within 5 minutes of looking at my wrist, Dr. Richardson had diagnosed the problem. My surgery was scheduled with...more
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