Dr. Richard Chambers, MD

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Dr. Richard Chambers, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Greater LA Orthopedic Med Grp 11411 Brookshire Ave Ste 200, Downey, CA 90241 Get Directions
(562) 869-4421

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Dr. Chambers specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Downey, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    My wife had a spiral fracture just above the ankle. She had gone to St Judes In Fullerton. Two doctors in their Orthopedics Department told her she was healed after two months, but she still had a lot of pain and could not walk very well. She was recommended to Doctor Chambers by a retired Ortho Specialist. Dr. Chambers looked at her X-rays and determined immediately that she was not healed. He took over she was healed after a year. I could not ask for a better doctor.
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • 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
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger

    Procedures Performed

    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • 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, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

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    • 1
      Sanction

      Dr. Chambers has received 1 sanction

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      • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/5/2013)
      • Action Taken: Reprimand
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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons

      Graduated in 1971

    • Residency Hospital
      A I Dupont Institute Hsp Chldn
      Harlem Hospital Center
      Hospital For Special Surgery

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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