Dr. John Simpson, MD

Dr. John Simpson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. John Simpson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Richmond, VA. He graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1501 Maple Ave Ste 200

Richmond, VA 23226

Contact Information

(804) 285-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Optima Health
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Simpson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

92  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Washington College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Medical College Of Ohio
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Med College Of Ohio Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Pennsylvania Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simpson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simpson's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simpson to family and friends
27 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Simpson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr. Simpson has performed 3 fusions on me and he did a fabulous job! I would recommend him to anyone. Since all surgeries have risks, I respect that he only suggests surgery as a last resort. He would rather start with non surgical options to relieve your pain, losing weight, physical therapy,...more
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What a mistake! If you like being treated by a RUDE professional jerk...He's your man! I understand my back pain as I have had it for years, I've had MRI"s both cervical and lumbar and countless appt's with other Doctors, (Ortho & Neuro) I went to see this so called really good Doctor. I...more
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Professional, sincere and wonderfull practician. If you like “politician” surgeons chose a different one. I am a technical person with not a lot of time for talks. He is what I expected in a very good doctor
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After his PA did x-rays and ordered a triple MRI of my back because she was so concerned, he basically blew me off and made me feel like it was my own fault. He was rude, pompous and dismissive. He told me to get more exercise. Maybe he thought I needed to lose more weight, although my primary care...more
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My case was scoliosis. He had to perform three surgeries, each attempting to correct errors from previous surgeries. He permanently damaged my spine. Each time another Doctor had to order MRI because he refused to listen. Ended my having to go to out of state Doctor to correct his errors as much as...more
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