Dr. Richard Guyer, MD

Dr. Richard Guyer, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Guyer, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Plano, TX. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

6020 W Parker Rd Ste 200

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(972) 608-5000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
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more than 74% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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more than 67% of peers
Spine Disorders
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more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Guyer "My treatment philosophy is to treat my patients the way I would want myself or my family members to be treated. I always utilize what I like to refer to as the 'family test' when advising treatment and surgical options for my patients."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Hammer Toe
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Atrophy - Ophthalmoplegia - Pyramidal Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

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Procedures

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Decompression
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Injection
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rhizotomy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Trigger Point Therapy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Parkland Meml Hospital Southwestern School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Case Western Res University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Leon Wiltse Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Docs in Dallas, 2009
  • Best Docs in Dallas, 2010
  • Best Docs in Dallas, 2011
Media & Publications
  • Guyer RD, Glenn J: Anterior Approach to the Lumbar Spine. In: Herkowitz HN, Garfin SR, Eismont FJ, Bell GR, Balderston RA (eds) Rothman-Simeone:,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guyer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guyer to family and friends
4.6
based on 22 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Guyer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Ft Worth, TX |
Dr. Guyer has performed 2 surgeries on me. Both were life changing successes that transformed me from near invalid pain levels to no pain and business as usual. He has great compassion and definitely works hard to give the patient all of the care they need to restore their life to as normal as possible. He is one of the first doctors I have been to that actually listens to what I am saying during the evaluation. His first objective is to improve your condition and not always with surgery.
in Plano, TX |
I received a Prodisc L by Dr.Guyer and his wonderful staff and surgical team early in 2016 and I now have my life back. I experienced so much pain and physical limitation that I had forgotten how good life can be. Thank-you so much for your desire to help me and do all that was necessary to bring about my return to health. My recovery is nothing short of miraculous. Thanks again!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Guyer accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Guyer has admitting privileges

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
6200 W Parker Rd
Plano, TX 75093
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Medical City Plano
3901 W 15th St
Plano, TX 75075
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