Dr. Richard Malinick, MD

Dr. Richard Malinick, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(11)
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Dr. Richard Malinick, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Dimas, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Univ Of Il Coll Of Med in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1125 Via Verde

San Dimas, CA 91773

Contact Information

(909) 906-9516

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Malinick's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Malinick "Dr. Richard Malinick is an orthopedic surgeon treating patients from several cities including Azusa, Chino Hills, Claremont, Covina, Diamond Bar, Glendora, La Verne, Montclair, Pomona, Upland, Walnut and West Covina at his practice in San Dimas, California. His expertise in orthopedic surgery includes treatments such as arthroscopy, bone fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated disc, joint pain and swelling, joint replacement surgery, and treatment of osteoarthritis of the hips, knees, hands and wrists. Dr. Malinick has been in practice for over 25 years. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago followed by a five-year orthopedic residency. He then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics at the renowned Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Institute in Wilmington, Delaware. Dr. Malinick is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Malinick is currently affiliated with Foothill Presbyterian Hospital in Glendora and San Dimas Community Hospital where he specializes in Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Malinick finds fulfillment in contributing to the well-being of every person he cares for. In his practice, patients are treated as unique individuals with treatment plans dedicated to each person's specific needs. Dr. Malinick takes the time to really listen to his patients and give them the time they deserve. Dr. Malinick also provides his patients with state of the art digital x-rays, orthotics, braces and casts, including a completely new waterproof cast. New patients are welcome and Medicare and most PPO insurances are accepted. Call for an appointment today."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic 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 of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • A I Dupont Institute Hsp Chldn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Il Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Malinick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Malinick's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malinick to family and friends
3.7
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Malinick'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
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in La Verne, CA
This was my first visit and they were very accommodating in making the appointment. I liked the staff; they were very courteous and explained everything well to me prior to doing anything. The Dr. Is very blunt so some might be put off by this but I like this in a Dr. He was very thorough in his...more
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in Mira Loma, CA
There is no ZERO, he only gets a 0.So I will put a 1.He is worthless!! All he does is look at the computer while the patient is sitting there wasting time.I would NEVER recommend him.He should try to listen to the patient,& not be so into reading his computer.WORTHLESS, HE IS.HIS HELPER SHOULD BE...more
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