Dr. Richard A. Hynes, MD

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Dr. Richard A. Hynes, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

The Back Center 2222 S Harbor City Blvd Ste 610, Melbourne, FL 32901 Get Directions
(321) 723-7716

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Dr. Hynes specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Melbourne, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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Melbourne, FL |
If you want a doctor that lies and staff that is mostly incompetent - losing appointments, constantly changing appointment, missed Rx Refills and tons of headaches this is your spot! Dr. Hynes may have a lot of knowledge - but if he can't fix you - he will just keep operating and operating regardless of if it will really fix your issue!! There are a few gems in his Staff - that are amazing - but overall there is a ton of incompetencies, lack of communication, and untruths! Choose another doc!
in Sebastian, FL |
I had cervical spine surgery with stem cells from my hip several years ago. I highly recommend Dr. Hynes and his staff. These are caring exceptionally knowledgable doctors and staff. Thank God I went to the best. I am a teacher and an artist can do my work because I was operated on by the best of the best. If the time comes when I need further surgery I need look no further. Thank you all. Keep doing what you do. God bless these doctors and their caring and knowledgeable staff. C. Franek ??
Sebring, FL |
I would NEVER recommend this Dr.
in Melbourne |
Multiple surgeries in 2015 & 2016 to remove infected bone. Patient 83 yrs old.. long process, but careful surgeon 100% success. Definitely trust Dr. Hynes 100% & in general care at HRMC.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Hynes has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement  (10/22/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $210,000.00
    • State: Florida
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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Tripler Army Medical Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Tripler Army Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Completed in 1990

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Hynes has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications
    • Dense Bone Engagement in Osteoporotic Vertebra Using a Novel Pedicle Screw Trajectory Results in enhanced Fixation, March 2008
    • Complications of the Lumbar Anterior Surgical Approach for Artificial Disk Replacement of the Lumbar Spine, 2005
    • Percutaneous Tendo Achilles Repair; A Long Term Follow up study., June 1993
    • Bilateral Symmetrical Synchondrosis of Navicular First Cuneform Joint Presenting as a Lytic lesion., 1987
    • Intestinal Filtration - Secretion Due to Increased Intraluminal Pressure in Rabbits., 1982
    • Cortical Bone Trajectory For Lumbar Pedicle Screws, May 2009
    • Cervical Spondylitic Myelopathy, Jan 1993
    • Radiologis Versus Pedicle Screw Placement Techniques, 1990
    • Elevated Intraluminal Pressure Alters Rabbit Small Intestinal Transport in Vivo, 1982
    • Percutaneous Tendo Achilles Repair; A Ten Year Review, 1989
    • Primary Idiopathic Scoliosis, 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hynes' Office & Staff

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16 – 30 minutes

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients