Dr. Richard Singer, MD

Dr. Richard Singer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Richard Singer, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Dearborn, MI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and hand and upper extremity surgery.Read his story

22731 Newman St Ste 100A

Dearborn, MI 48124

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan (BCN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Singer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Singer "Dr. Richard M. Singer has over 25 years of orthopedic surgical skills and specializes in the complex treatment of the hand and wrist. Dr. Singer is fellowship trained in Hand Surgery and studied under the leadership and founders of Harold E. Kleinert, M.D. and Joseph E. Kutz, M.D. at the very prestigious Christine M. Kleinert Institute (CMKI), Hand and Microsurgery, at the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. His vast knowledge of leading techniques and innovative surgical methods provide each patient the best foundation for their recovery. Dr. Singer enjoys sharing his orthopedic knowledge with colleagues and serves as Clinical Associate Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

26  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

35  Procedures

  • Arm 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 Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • 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 Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Wayne St University Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doc, 2012
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Singer's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Singer to family and friends
72 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

  • 5
    (48)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Singer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (17)

Don't see hand surgeon unless you want surgery. Have had carpal tunnel wanted an evaluation but all I was told is my boobs are too big and I need a new bra!!! Nothing scientific about that (ps.. sorry, I'm positive it's not related). And housewives get more carpal tunnel than people who do...more
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Dr Singer is very approachable & kind. He came highly recommended from my friends who work with him. His dressing was quite large but I told him it did it's job- it kept me from using that hand!! He is genuinely concerned that I have a great outcome.
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Dr. Singer is a great surgeon, doctor and person. How can he only have 4 stars in these ratings? Years ago he pinned a broken pinky finger for me, and this year he is helping with my broken wrist (surgery to put in a plate, screws and pins & casting & next year a surgery to remove the hardware). ...more
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I cannot stress how competent and caring Dr Singer has been in my ongoing care.
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Dr. Singer quite simply is in a class of his own. To be this dedicated to his craft at this stage of his life and career is testament to the attention and detail he gives to every patient. I wish I would have met him before I let another Dr. operate on my wrist, only to have Dr. SInger redo the...more
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