Dr. Richard Rhim, MD

Dr. Richard Rhim, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Richard Rhim, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from New York University in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery.

25 Prospect Ave

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

(201) 343-2277

Insurance Accepted

  • Buckeye Community Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 85% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 74% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Rhim'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.

Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis

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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rhim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rhim's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rhim to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Rhim'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Rhim recently performed emergency surgery on my neck and spinal cord. I quickly learned that his credentials are impressive. Dr. Rhim is an expert surgeon who communicated the challenges of my situation with compassion and patience to me and to my family. He spent time to make sure I...more
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Dr Rhim did an excellent repair of my lower spine. This alleviated the major pain I had. He had follow-ups to make sure my healing was progressing. It has been almost a year and now walking without pain. I would recommend him.
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Dr. Richard Rhim was very patient in listening to all of my concerns. He took his time explaining the best procedure that I qualified for and that would work best given my symptom's. I had extreme pain and numbness in my right arm from my neck to my fingertips (and I am right Handed), I had...more
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Dr. Rhim is very professional and a nice guy. He is very concerned before and after surgery. Dr. Rhim provided me with a lot of information about my surgery. I would highly recommend Dr.Rhim.
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