Dr. Richard Atwater, MD

Dr. Richard Atwater, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Richard Atwater, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Shoreline, WA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

19930 Ballinger Way NE

Shoreline, WA 98155

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  • Aetna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Atwater's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

4  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery

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0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Wm Beaumont Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Wm Beaumont Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Chldns Orth Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Dr. Atwater's Reviews

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Dr. Atwater's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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