Dr. Richard Holt, MD

Dr. Richard Holt, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Richard Holt, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

250 E Liberty St Ste 202

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 585-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

79  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Valentine Schultz Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Charlotte Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Leatherman Spine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Holt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Holt's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Holt to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Holt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY 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

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Holt did my spinal fusion in 1989. I have went on to have 4 babies, work everyday and led a full life. Without that surgery I would have more than likely been dead by now due to complications from scoliosis. I thank God daily for Dr. Holt and his skill!
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I would like to thank Dr Holt for the great job he did no me
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Dr Richard Holt has done 2 surgery so on my spine. I seen 4 other surgeons who refused to touch my spine, they said it wasn't possible. I just found out his practice is closing. I hate to start this battle all over again. This Dr help me so much now how do I start all over again.
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Completely unprepared and seemed to have no idea why we were there. Also doesn't even know if he's going to be in practice in a few months so he's completely disorganized. Bedside manner SUCKED. Waited 2 hours to get a 3-minute opinion from him that wasn't even complete because he was unprepared. I...more
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He did my back surgery and broke the screw driver off in my back.I was as told he is the best but I was so scared and uncomfortable the day surgery that I cried did not want to do it .Its like talking to mentally handicapped person .He waited until a week later to tell me the screw driver broke off...more
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