Dr. Richard Muir, MD

Dr. Richard Muir, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
Dr. Richard Muir, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Oceanside, CA and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1965 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

3905 Waring Rd

Oceanside, CA 92056

Contact Information

(760) 724-9000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Muir performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ganglion Cyst
more than 70% of peers
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
more than 64% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
more than 62% of peers

Dr. Muir's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Muir does not have any board certifications listed.

36  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.


  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Bon Secours Cottage Health Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Detroit Rec Hsp University Health C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Muir has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Muir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Muir's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Muir to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Muir's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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