Dr. Richard Perlman, MD

Dr. Richard Perlman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 79
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Perlman, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 79 years old and has been practicing for 54 years.

8008 Frost St Ste 403

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 715-9200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Trigger Finger
normal
more than 59% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 48% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 48% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Joint Dis Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Los Angeles or Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perlman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Perlman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perlman to family and friends
3.6
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Perlman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Perlman accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Perlman has admitting privileges

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
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Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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