Dr. Richard Peairs, MD

Dr. Richard Peairs, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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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

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Dr. Peairs' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Bursitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peairs treats Bursitis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Peairs treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
Knee Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peairs treats Knee Disorders more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Peairs treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peairs treats Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Peairs treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Peairs' conditions and procedures:

ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Articular Cartilage Repair
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Tenotomy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Herniated Disc
Hip Impingement
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Meniscectomy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Pseudoarthrosis
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

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...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phoenix Magazine "Best Docs", 1998, 1999

Dr. Peairs' Reviews

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4.7

Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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(2)

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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...Read 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...Read More
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Best experience ever he is the best
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