Dr. Richard Levitt, MD

Dr. Richard Levitt, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
Dr. Richard Levitt, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV in 1965 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine.

6200 Sunset Dr Ste 602

South Miami, FL 33143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

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Internal Derangement of Knee
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • 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
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia


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13  Procedures

  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Levitt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Levitt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Levitt to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Levitt'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 (2)

I have been a patient of Dr. Levitt since 1992 when I had a worker's compensation accident. Dr. Levitt has performed multiple surgeries on me throughout the years. He is excellent in his specialty and is renown orthopedic surgeon in his field. Thank you Dr. Levitt for helping me throughout the...more
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He does not submit adverse events when a knee implant he is the consultant for fails. One would hope as a paid consultant to Stryker Dr levitt would make sure he cites failures as well as successes. So sad he and Stryker representative Jack Jieafa as well as doctors hospital failed to report...more
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