Dr. Richard Bassett, DO

Dr. Richard Bassett, DO

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Dr. Richard Bassett, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Prescott, AZ and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic arthroscopy, and more.Read his story

1223 Willow Creek Rd

Prescott, AZ 86301

Contact Information

(928) 777-9950

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hip Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Bassett'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. Bassett's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bassett "I started my career as a physical therapist and enjoyed working with patients who had hip and knee replacements, so I decided to go back to school to specialize in hip and knee arthroplasty as an orthopedic surgeon. I enjoy seeing my patients improve their function and daily activities with less pain."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bassett "I want my patients to understand their specific orthopaedic condition and provide them with all alternatives of care, including all the available conservative and surgical options. I hope to give my patients improved quality of life with less pain."

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Bassett does not have any board certifications listed.

67  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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35  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Revision of Total Joint
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Orthopaedic Surgery York, Pa and Baltimore, MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Hip and Knee Arthroplasty The Core Institute, Phoenix, Az
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Physical Therapy, Ms
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bassett has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bassett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bassett's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bassett to family and friends
12 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Bassett'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 (8)

Excellent Doctor, I was lucky to get him. Definitely recommend Dr. Bassett 100%
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This is truly a doctor who cares!he,s not only is a great surgeon he follows you till the end,making sure you reach 100%recovery.My experience with Doctor Bassett set my mind at ease with any questions I had and was more then willing to explain the in,s and out,s about physical therapy and what to...more
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Good doctor!
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every thing could not have been better. thank you for a good Job. Bill Ruckle
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Very good I would recommend Dr Bassett
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