Dr. Richard Pearl, MD

Dr. Richard Pearl, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Richard Pearl, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Universidad De Guadalajara, Fac De Med in 1974 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery, and more.

333 E 56th St

New York, NY 10022

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
more than 85% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
more than 80% of peers
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Pearl'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.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Pearl does not have any board certifications listed.

77  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

2 Sanctions
  • Other (10/15/2002)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr Richard E. Pearl; License # 029431

    Nature of Complaint:

    The surrender of the Physician's license to practice medicine in Connecticut.

    Action Taken:

    The Physician has Voluntarily Surrendered his license to practice medicine.

    State: Connecticut
  • Professional Misconduct (7/17/2001)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Dr. Richard E. Pearl, License #133973


    The Review Board sustained the Hearing Committee's 04/12/01 determination finding the physician guilty of gross negligence, practicing fraudulently, failing to maintain accurate records, and conduct which evidences moral unfitness.

    The New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division’s previously granted stay of 04/20/01 expired as of 06/28/01.


    Dr. Pearl’s medical license is Revoked.

    November 4, 2008-License Restored

    The New York State Education Department has granted the physician's request and has fully restored the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of New York.

    State: New York
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Universidad De Guadalajara, Fac De Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pearl has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pearl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Pearl's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pearl to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pearl's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My father had surgery n he did not. Tell the truth .about the surgery that alnost caused a amputation of my father leg . but what gets me he was my parents surgeon for over 20 yrs . is this what u call loyalty . !!!!
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After years of suffering from excruciating knee pain caused by Osteoarthritis that wore away all the cartilage in both knee joints, I turned to Dr. Pearl. Three years ago, Dr. Pearl performed bilateral knee replacement surgery and the results in my mind, were nothing short of miraculous. Within...more
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Dr. Pearl was my sons doctor in 1983 when my son was in an automobile accident on 2nd ave and broke his hip in 12 place. Dr Pearl spent 11 hours putting it back together. He is the best as a person and a doctor. Carl is healthy and happy and has invented a left ventricular assist pump. Bea...more
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