Dr. Richard Linn, MD

Dr. Richard Linn, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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59 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Richard Linn, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and plastic & reconstructive surgery.

Orthopedic Center of South Florida

600 S Pine Island Rd Ste 300

Plantation, FL 33324
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Linn "Dr. Linn specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive knee and shoulder surgery. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and reconstructive surgery at the Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center, serving as assistant team physician to the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Timberwolves."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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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.

Education

  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Barnes Hospital Wash University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Barnes Hospital Wash University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Minn Sports Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Linn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Linn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Linn to family and friends
4.4
based on 21 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Linn's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I went to D. Lin after an unsatisfactory visit to a different physician group.. his staff is highly professional and his Medical Assistant is top notch. I was satisfied with the procedures he did in office and appreciated his consult.
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in Sunrise, FL
Dr. Linn is a great doctors and his staff is very patient and friendly I would recommend him to my family and friends
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in Hollywood, FL
Very caring doctor listens to my explanations of what my level of pain is and gives a very through examination before recomending things i can do for myself to help me feel healthier.
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in Cooper City, FL
I can only say that my experience with Dr. Linn has been amazing! Starting with his friendly and professional demeanor that makes me feel at ease even when I am in a lot of pain. He is capable of providing clear information regarding my medical condition as well as alternatives to improve.
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