Dr. Richard Gaertner, MD

Dr. Richard Gaertner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
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Dr. Richard Gaertner, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Vienna, VA. He graduated from Temple University and specializes in orthopedic surgery and non-surgical orthopedics.

133 Maple Ave E Ste 300

Vienna, VA 22180

Contact Information

(703) 281-2457

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
normal
more than 78% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 65% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Gaertner'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Southside Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Allegheny General Hospital - Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaertner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaertner's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaertner to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Gaertner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I first saw Dr. Gaertner about 8 years ago after a serious fall left both of my hips injured. He performed a very thorough examination and provided excellent treatment that led to a full recovery. Recently I have seen him again for an unrelated hip and spine issue. Once again Dr. Gaertner...more
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