Dr. Richard Edelson, MD

Dr. Richard Edelson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Richard Edelson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tigard, OR and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

7300 SW Childs Rd Ste B

Tigard, OR 97224

Contact Information

(503) 692-8700

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
normal
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Edelson'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*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
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10  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 4/29/2015
    Amount or Range: $544,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: On 3/16/2011, the insured performed a right ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction on this female patient. Post-operatively the patient complained of pain, numbness, and weakness. On 2/13/2014, patient underwent exploratory surgery where it was determined that her median nerve had been lacerated.
    State: Oregon
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

  • Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ut Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Edelson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Edelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edelson's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edelson to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Edelson'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very compassionate/kind, he cares about his patients.
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He is an excellent doctor. He's extremely knowledgeable, but not afraid to admit and sent you to another specialist if he's not sure what's wrong.
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