Dr. Richard Roberts, MD

Dr. Richard Roberts, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Richard Roberts, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Irving, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

2001 N MacArthur Blvd Ste 255

Irving, TX 75061

Contact Information

(972) 215-7700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Roberts "Dr. Roberts specializes in providing high quality minimally invasive surgical treatments on the knees, hips and shoulders for adults and children of all ages. He aims to invest in building relationships with his patients, with time and attentiveness, delivered in the context of competency and extraordinary care. He professionally and personally enjoys working with athletes at all levels in training and fitness to help prevent injuries and get them back on the field. http://millsrobertsmd.com/"

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

123  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • 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
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
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59  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Missouri Hospital And Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Oxford Partial Knee replacement
    Other Education | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Texas Super Doctors, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2007
  • Paul Harris Fellow Irving Sunrise Rotary, 2009
  • Texas Super Doctors, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2005
  • Rex L. Diveley, MD, Award for Outstanding Orthopedic Resident, 1995
  • Americas Top Orthopedists, Consumers Research Council of America, 2007
  • Texas Super Doctors, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2006
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Roberts' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roberts to family and friends
30 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Roberts' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I would like to thank Dr. Roberts and his entire staff, my experience from initial visit thru surgery and rehab on my left knee was outstanding. I highly recommend him and his entire team.
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Dr. Roberts was my third option for knee replacement. X-rays show that I am still not a candidate and he recommended gel injections. They are working wonders. I am very pleased with his practice and the ability to relieve my pain and let me enjoy my activities.
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I love Arlington Orthopedics! Dr. Roberts and his staff are amazing. I shattered my wrist (1st visit) and then broke my elbow (2nd visit). I have full range of motion in both due to my exceptional doctor and care. I recently ran the Venice Marathon and had knee pain after the run. Dr. Roberts,...more
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I first saw Dr. Roberts in 1998. He has not only performed 3 separate knee surgeries (1 being experimental which has held up nicely -I just have really bad original equipment) as well as a wrist surgery that completely resolved my issues, but he has also treated several of my family members...more
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I've been seeing Dr. Roberts for about 7 years now for knee injury and associated knee pain. He has been treating me with injections that relieve the pain. My primary care physician had referred me to Dr. Roberts originally thinking I would need knee replacement surgery, but Dr. Roberts prescribed...more
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