Dr. Richard Singer, MD

Dr. Richard Singer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(72)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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 orthopedic surgery.

22731 Newman St Ste 100A

Dearborn, MI 48124

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Singer to family and friends
3.8
based on 72 total reviews (17 with 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

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

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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in Monroe, MI
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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in Dearborn, MI
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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in Farmington, MI
I cannot stress how competent and caring Dr Singer has been in my ongoing care.
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in Windsor, ON
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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