Dr. Richard Peairs, MD

Dr. Richard Peairs, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Richard Peairs, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

2905 W Warner Rd Ste 23

Chandler, AZ 85224

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
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Top Care Areas

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Bursitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Peairs "Arizona Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine was established in 1987 by Richard Peairs, M.D., to provide exceptional orthopedic sports healthcare to the Phoenix area. His practice provides personalized care for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to knees, shoulders, ankles, and elbows. He frequently treats a wide variety of sports-related injuries as well as similar injuries sustained at work or around the home. Dr. Peairs alone will take your history, perform the physical exam, discuss your treatment options with you and coordinate care with your other physicians. Dr. Peairs takes the time to give you all the personal attention and information you need to make a well-informed decision about the care you will receive."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

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28  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Washinton Univrsity Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wash University Affil
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phoenix Magazine "Best Docs", 1998, 1999
Media & Publications

Dr. Peairs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peairs' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peairs to family and friends
30 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Peairs' 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I recently used Desert Orthopedic Specialist (Dr. Peairs) for what I believed was a torn rotator cuff. Dr. Peairs was able to confirm the injury was not a tear but more likely a bulging bursa. He went through the xrays with me and explained exactly what was going on. Quick prescription for...more
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I tore my ACL Oct. 2015 and since I didn't have the greatest luck with surgeons/ insurance, I had to switch surgeons 3 times. Dr. Peairs was fantastic! I felt he took his time explaining the entire process in detail. His office assitant was better on her own than several offices I had been to...more
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Best experience ever he is the best
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