Dr. Richard Claveria, MD

Dr. Richard Claveria, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Richard Claveria, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

26921 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 100

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Contact Information

(949) 348-2900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
normal
more than 44% of peers
Elbow Injuries
normal
more than 44% of peers
Knee Disorders
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more than 38% of peers

Dr. Claveria'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*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

2  Procedures

  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery

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 1983
  • University Of Colorado Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Claveria has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Claveria's Reviews

1.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Claveria to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Claveria's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Worst Dr I've ever been to. He did 2 very bad surgeries in my left knee no doctor can fix my knee
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Unprofessional, short in his responses. He spent more time commenting on his personal opinion that there was more behind the damage, than just the 'damage' - strongly implying I was either not in pain or feeling too sorry for myself. Inappropriately tucked in comments under the disguise of 'that's...more
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I tore my meniscus in my left knee during an injury on the job. I have to commend Dr Claveria and his staff. From getting me in on a day's notice to getting both the MRI and the surgery done in a matter of just over a week, they did a GREAT job getting me the care I needed really fast. I have to...more
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Worst Dr I've ever been to. Took little interest in my issue and spent a grand total of 3 minutes with me 2 of which were filling out paperwork. Told me nothing of what he thought or what I can to help. Told me to get an MRI and come back in two weeks that's all the information he gave me. He...more
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