Dr. Richard Wilk, MD

Dr. Richard Wilk, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Richard Wilk, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

60 Fenwood Rd

Boston, MA 02115

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wilk's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Knee
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wilk treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wilk treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wilk treats Knee Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wilk treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wilk treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wilk treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain

Dr. Wilk's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Wilk, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1991
Tufts Nemc Sports Fell
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Tufts Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1986
Tufts Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1985
Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1981
Emory University
Undergraduate School
1991
1990
1986
1985
1981

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best of Boston orthopedic surgeons, 2003

Dr. Wilk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wilk

3.5

Based on 48 reviews

5 Stars
58.333333333333336%
(28)
4 Stars
6.25%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
35.416666666666664%
(17)

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This was my second appointment with Dr. Wilk. I was less than satisfied with his bedside manner on the first visit, but was willing to try again since I have always experienced a high standard of care from the physicians at B&W. This visit was even more disappointing than the first. Dr.Wilk became...Read More
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Dr. Wilk lacked emotional intelligence, evident by his arrogant, uncaring manner. When I told him I felt a little uncomfortable being touched where my pain was, he made a callous and wildly inappropriate “joke” that in the moment I was too flabbergasted to properly respond to- but my best response...Read More
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Extremely pleased with the process leading up to surgery. The first appointment was quick and left me unsure. I wasn't used to a doctor being so straightforward and to the point. But with the follow-up appointments and recommendations for surgery, I felt very trusting and extremely confident in...Read More
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I recently had hip surgery with Dr. Wilk. Two weeks later and the pain I have dealt with over the past year and a half is virtually gone. Dr. Wilk is easy to work with but the process can be challenging. Pain is very personal and we all want a quick solution but you have to put faith in Dr....Read More
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I saw Dr. Wilk on 3 occasions. I should of know he was going to be a problem when during my 1st appointment a patient came running out of exam area saying she will never see him again and how awful a doctor he was. I figured the patient was just high maintenance so, though I was nervous I gave him...Read More
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    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
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