Dr. Richard Jackson, MD

Dr. Richard Jackson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Richard Jackson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6920 Gatwick Dr # 200

Indianapolis, IN 46241

Contact Information

(317) 455-1064

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • State Farm
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 90% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

97  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • 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
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Indiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Msu Kalamazoo Center Med Stu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Rancho Los Amigos Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jackson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jackson to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Jackson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Jackson has done several surgeries for me. He is highly intelligent, well experienced, professional, a caring, concerned person with a terrific personality. The surgeries have been extremely successful without any difficulties. He also performed surgeries on my elderly mother with great...more
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Dr. Jackson preformed a knee revision on my knee and I have had no problems with it since then. He did not do the original knee replacement, and I wish he had. I highly recommend Dr. Jackson, so much so my sister is going to have Dr. Jackson do a reverse shoulder replacement. Thank You Der....more
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He is a most caring and compassionate provider. Absolutely would and do recommend him.
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Superior, nothing short of excellent. My family and I have been going to Dr. Jackson for 15 years , and would follow him to the ends of the earth if we had to. My daughter was a professional dancer , and my son all boy. I have Spinal Bifida and with all of us we have kept Dr. Jackson and his staff...more
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