Dr. Richard Pearce, MD

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Dr. Richard Pearce, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Spine Surgery Associates 1736 Gunbarrel Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421 Get Directions
(423) 756-6623

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Dr. Pearce specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Chattanooga, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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      4.9 based on 44 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (44)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (44)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Pearce's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (42)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (43)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (38)
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      in Cleveland, TN |
      Dr. Pearce takes the time to listen to you and explains everything you want to know. He is a very nice person. I have no regrets having my surgery done by Dr. Pearce
      in Delano, TN |
      I WOULD RECOMMENDION DR.PEARCE TO ANYONE .WELL I ALREADY HAVE .THIS DR. REALLY KNOWS WHAT HES DOING. HE DID SURGERY ON MY NECK ,I DIDNT HAVE THE FIRST PAIN OR SORENESS AFTER SURGERY AN HAVE DONE WELL WITH IT. HES A KIND HEARTED , GENTLE FRIENDLY PERSON .I HAVE BEEN GOING TO HIM FOR FIFTEEN YEARS AN DO NOT HAVE THE FIRST BAD YHING TO SAY ABOUT HIM. HIS ASSINTNT IS ALSO VERY GOOD .HIS STAFF ALSO VERY NICE AN HELPFUL TOO
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      I really like Dr. Pearce. He's honest & up front with your condition and the options you have. He answered my many questions thoroughly and never seemed the least bit rushed. Wonderful experience with no complaints!
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Broken Neck
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Coccygeal Pain
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Foot Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Lupus
      • Myelopathy
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

      Procedures Performed

      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Disc Replacement
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Fracture Care
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Joint Drainage
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Steroid Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Erlanger Med Center

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Erlanger Med Center

        Completed in 1990

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Arkansas Children's Hospital

        Completed in 1991

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Pearce's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Pearce's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Pearce

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients