Dr. Neil Richman, MD

Dr. Neil Richman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Neil Richman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1080 Emeline Ave Bldg D

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Fracture
normal
more than 35% of peers
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
normal
more than 32% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
normal
more than 13% of peers

Dr. Richman'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*

34  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment

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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Fletcher Allen Health Care
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Lutheran Hospital Of Indiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French Creole
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Richman's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richman to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Richman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am grateful that Dr. Richman is my surgeon. He always takes ample time to talk with me and weigh decisions. After surgery, he checked in with me every day for the first couple of days which really meant a lot to me. He also did a great job with the surgery, and I am on the mend! I highly...more
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Dr. Richman recently preformed surgery on my knee; removing several cartilage fragments - I can not praise him enough, on the superb job he did. He communicated every step of the way prepping and equipping me with the information needed to prepare myself physically and mentally for the operation...more
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