Dr. Richard Sherwood, MD

Dr. Richard Sherwood, MD

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Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
67 y/o
6 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Care Philosophy

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Dr. Sherwood's Experience

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Dr. Sherwood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sherwood to family and friends
3.5
based on 6 total surveys
Dr. Sherwood's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • 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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Dr. Sherwood's Care Philosophy

Caring, compassionate, and patient centered care.

Dr. Sherwood's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Sherwood has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 1980

    Maricopa Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Allegheny Genl Hospital University Pitts

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery