Dr. Richard Guinand, DO

Interventional Spine MedicineMaleAge 60

Dr. Guinand
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

SMOC - Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center

501 DISCOVERY DR Chesapeake, VA 23320

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(757) 547-5145

Dr. Richard Guinand, DO is a Interventional Spine Medicine Specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Guinand to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Friendly Staff
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Guinand's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guinand treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Guinand treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guinand treats Herniated Disc more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Guinand treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guinand treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Guinand treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Guinand's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Wrist Fracture

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(757) 547-5145

Dr. Guinand accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers HMO
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Optima Health
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Dr. Guinand's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Guinand

3.7

Based on 12 ratings

5 Stars
58.333333333333336%
(7)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
25%
(3)
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Very disappointed with his decision making. Make a good food truck medic
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Noel D McCully – Jul 01, 2021
Easy to talk to. Answered any questions I had concerning my spine. Easy to get an appointment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Sammy F. – Mar 17, 2021
From SMOC, I have seen Dr Guinand, who I followed from another center. I like his mannerisms and how he proactively deals with the current and future issues. On the other two doctors I've met with (Dr Rapp which I will never see again) and Dr Iiams, I've been searching for other alternatives.
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
Helpful
Jun 16, 2020
He was very on point with everything... Great personality and I'm sorry I didn't see him earlier. Love this Doctor
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Marcella S in Norfolk, VA. – Jun 02, 2016

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About Me

Care Philosophy

"I absolutely love to help people get well."

Specialties

  • Interventional Spine Medicine

Education

Naval Hospital
Residency Hospital
1992
Us Naval Hospital Oakland, Ca
Internship Hospital
1991
Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Richard Guinand, DO offer telehealth services?

Dr. Guinand has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Richard Guinand, DO accepting new patients?

Dr. Richard Guinand, DO generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Guinand's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Richard Guinand, DO accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Richard Guinand, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Guinand frequently treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), Herniated Disc, and Low Back Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Guinand treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Guinand, DO's office located?

Dr. Guinand's office is located at 501 DISCOVERY DR, Chesapeake, VA 23320. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

SMOC - Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center

1
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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Guinand is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

Chesapeake, VA

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

5 Awards Received