Dr. Richard Strain, MD

Dr. Richard Strain, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Richard Strain, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from VANDERBILT UNIV SCH OF MED in 1975 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

4700 Sheridan St Ste H

Hollywood, FL 33021

Contact Information

(954) 961-3500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
normal
more than 64% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
normal
more than 63% of peers
Osteoarthritis
normal
more than 60% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger

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32  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • 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
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Finger Release

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • VANDERBILT UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Harvard U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Strain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Strain's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Strain to family and friends
28 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Strain's 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I read the reviews about him being bias towards the insurance company and about him not caring about his patients but gave him the benefit of the doubt. He was going to be my second opinion towards a Knee surgery where I had an MRI stating my injury was acute. Met with doctor strain and right...more
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I had a horrible experience with Dr. Strain. He was unsympathetic to my pain and rushed to diagnose me with osteoarthritis even after I asked about a possible reaction to a new medication. He dismissed me as a depressed and weepy woman. Bottom line, I stopped taking the medication in question,...more
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I was referred to Dr. Strain by my primary care physician for an uncommon hip problem. Dr. Strain took time to explain what the problem was, what the future course of action would be, and why surgery wasn't needed.
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