Dr. Richard Norris, MD

Dr. Richard Norris, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Norris, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Northampton, MA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1979 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

76 Carlon Dr

Northampton, MA 01060

Contact Information

(413) 584-5384

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 5 More

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Spondylitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Norris "We believe that the best treatment starts with a clear and accurate diagnosis. Dr Norris puts 25 years of practice, plus advanced, fellowship training in both Orthopedics and Interventional Spine Care at your service to establish an accurate and comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan."
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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Wrist Disorders

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Nassau County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Florida Spine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Children's Hospital Boston-Orthopedic Fellowship Training
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Norris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Norris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Norris to family and friends
3.6
based on 20 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Norris' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

New Britain, CT |
Never on time, doesn't respond to prescription refills.
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Dr. Norris spent over an hour with me, explaining X rays and problems. AND he listened to what I needed to ask about .At the end of the visit, I felt not only that he HAD helped me, but that he WANTED to. Looking forward to a really good outcome, for the fist time in years!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Norris accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Open Access
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Norris has admitting privileges

Cooley Dickinson Hospital
30 Locust St
Northampton, MA 01060
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