Dr. Richard Hinton, MD

Dr. Richard Hinton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Richard Hinton, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lutherville Timonium, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

2118 Greenspring Dr

Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093

Contact Information

(410) 821-8894

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst 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. Hinton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hinton'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hinton "Dr. Hinton has one of the most comprehensive backgrounds in orthopaedic sports medicine in the country today. This combines fellowship training in adult and pediatric sports medicine, a master's degree concentrating in injury epidemiology and prevention, and a previous career as a sports physical therapist and certified athletic trainer. 'I approach patients care as a partnership; in which I provide education, a full discussion of treatment options, an atmosphere of mutual decision making, and comprehensive state of the art care.'"

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

87  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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28  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • The University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Margaret Moore Scholar: Valedictorian, School of Physicial Therapy, University of North Carolina at, 1979-1981
  • Phi Ea Sigma: National Honor Soecity, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1978
  • Baltimore Medical Society Scholarship, 1989
  • Clinical Research Award, Maryland Orthopaedic Society, Scientific Meeting, 1998
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1990
  • Rodger Michael/Johnson and Johnson Research Award, 1995
  • Eddie Wojecki Award, Highest National Score on National Athletic Trainers Examination, 1983
Media & Publications

Dr. Hinton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hinton's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hinton to family and friends
32 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Hinton'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Great doctor, This comment relates to his surgical center. If possible, avoid the First appointment of the day. He apparently comes in at 7 but they have you arrive at 530 am. The staff are friendly, but the wait of over an hour for the doc to arrive for a first appointment is Absolutely...more
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MY experience in having my shoulder operated on by DR. Hinton were great. I had torn ligaments in my shoulder and bicept. HE mended my ligaments to the shoulder. through small incisions so i have no huge scar on my shoulder. Therapy for motion have taken months.. My strength motion is next.
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I have had 2 rotator cuff surgeries by Dr Hinton, the first was very severe at 100% tear, and the second one a more minor 30% tear. My recovery was excellent and his staff very attentive to my needs......both jobs 100%!
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My sister tore her ACL and Dr. Hinton was her doctor. A couple years later I had Osteochondritis dissecans and Dr. Hinton did all three of my surgeries. He is the best doctor I have ever had. He explained everything and took his time. He is a marvelous surgeon. I have recommended him to everyone...more
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