Dr. Richard Balderston, MD

Dr. Richard Balderston, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Richard Balderston, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cherry Hill, NJ and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1400 Marlton Pike E

Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth

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Top Care Areas

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

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 89% of peers
Sacrum Disorders
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Balderston'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*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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8  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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 Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Bryn Mawr Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Minn Twin Cities Scoliosi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balderston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balderston's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balderston to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Balderston'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Balderston did such a wonderful job on my back which was a total disaster. In fact, it was so bad, that they almost didn't take a chance on me; but the results of a disc-o-gram showed some life the disc #3, so I was sent to Dr. B. He knew I was scared and he put his arm around me upon leaving...more
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Best surgeon!
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Dr. B did surgery on my spine @ the Rothman Inststute years ago and was very pleased with results...But I am now 75 & having back & leg problems . I am going to see Dr Banko here in Reading Pa . before I have to go back to Dr Balderston.He was the kindest Doctor & explained everything to me & my...more
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Horrible. Didn't take me seriously. He's a bone dr. I had muscle issues.
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