Dr. Richard Pope, MD

Dr. Richard Pope, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o
(8)

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Dr. Richard Pope, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Augusta Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists

3650 J Dewey Gray Cir

Augusta, GA 30909
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pope performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Pope'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.

Dr. Pope's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pope "His practice encompasses general orthopedics, and upper extremity/hand surgery. Dr. Pope is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in orthopedics and hand surgery, and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the hand, the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Georgia Orthopaedic Society. He has active privileges at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, and the Evans Surgery Center. Dr. Pope will see clinic patients at the Augusta and Waynesboro offices."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pope "Certified in Orthopedic and Hand Surgery through 2023. Interest in complex injuries of the upper extremity."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

64  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Knee Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University of California at Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Eisenhower Army Med Ctr-Ft Gordon
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Eisenhower Army Med Ctr-Ft Gordon
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Walter Reed Army Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pope has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pope's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pope to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Pope's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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