Dr. Richard Richards, MD

Dr. Richard Richards, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Richard Richards, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chambersburg, PA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

120 N 7th St Ste 101

Chambersburg, PA 17201

Contact Information

(717) 263-1220

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Arthritis of the Elbow
normal
more than 57% of peers
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
normal
more than 40% of peers
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
normal
more than 24% of peers

Dr. Richards'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

5  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures

6  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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 Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of MD Med Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Richards' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I saw Dr. Richards after not being in agreement with my original doctor about the condition or operability of my knee. Within minutes it was obvious we were 100% in sync. Surgery next day and the suspected problem was found and corrected. Follow up the next day and I can't say enough good things...more
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I almost fell causing an injury to my right leg and knee. I saw Richard Richards (he does not deserve the title Doctor). He was not very informative, did not explain things, was rude and rushed thru the little exam he did perform. He gave me a cortisone injection. When I returned, he asked how...more
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