Dr. Richard Wilk, MD

Dr. Richard Wilk, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Richard Wilk, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

60 Fenwood Rd

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 732-5352

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wilk's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

22  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • TUFTS NEMC Sports Fell
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best of Boston orthopedic surgeons, 2003
Media & Publications

Dr. Wilk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wilk's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilk to family and friends
40 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Wilk'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

Dr. Wilk had not reviewed any of my file or my images. He interacted with my body roughly during the physical exam. He explained my hip issues fairly well but acted completely skeptical of my history of medial knee dislocations despite my Ehlers-Danlos diagnosis. He spent about five minutes in the...more
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I suffered with hip problems and pain for years. I saw numerous physicians who were not comfortable operating on what ultimately appeared to be numerous co-occurring conditions. Dr. Wilk was comfortable and confident in performing arthroscopic surgery. Not only is my hip better, but my lower back...more
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I've been suffering hip pain for 17 years after a car accident. In Oct 2017 the pain and stiffness became unbearable. My doctor recommended me to Dr. Wilk and I'm so very glad he did! Dr. Wilk is compassionate and did everything he could to help me. I'm still recovering from the surgery but I am...more
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I traveled a distance to have Dr Wilk 'clean up' my knee that has had problems for some time. I had previously been told by other orthos there was 'nothing' they could do. Wilk cleaned up the joint, stopped the 'click' and took away almost all pain. The knee will never be 100% - too bad Wilk...more
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Doctor wilk is far by the best surgeon he gets to the point and makes you feel comfortable! His surgical staff made me feel comfortable I had a great experience pre op and post op!
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