Dr. Richard Drake, DO

Dr. Richard Drake, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(29)
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Dr. Richard Drake, DO is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

4812 S 109th East Ave # 300

Tulsa, OK 74146

Contact Information

(918) 392-1400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 2 More

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Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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

  • Oklahoma State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Cincinnati Childrens Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Oklahoma State University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Oklahoma University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Drake has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Drake's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Drake to family and friends
3.9
based on 29 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Drake's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

DR, Richard Drake performed surgery on my lower back in 2017 and I could not be more pleased with the outcome. He is an outstanding Doctor and an expert in solving back issues.
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Dr Drake performed a repeat fusion on my low back, saved my life. Excellent doc!!
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Thank you for fixing my spine. Love, love, love the results.
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The doctor LITERALLY only spent 2 minutes in the room with me and acted like I wasn’t worth his trouble since my back issues weren’t bad enough to need surgery and I wasn’t jumping on the idea of having injections in my spine! Also told me my back issues were from smoking! Forget the fact that I’ve...more
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Love love Dr Drake! He's a great doctor with great bed side manners! I wouldn't want to use anyone else :) Thanks for your awesome care! Kim
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