Dr. Richard Winder, MD

Dr. Richard Winder, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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37 y/o
(53)

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Dr. Richard Winder, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Desert Orthopaedic Center

2800 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 100

Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Osteoarthritis
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Winder'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.

Dr. Winder's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Winder "Richard P. Winder, MD, is a native of Logan, Utah. He graduated as Valedictorian from Logan High School and Cum Laude from Brigham Young University. He went on to receive his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Dr. Winder completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Following his residency, Dr. Winder was invited to participate in a sports medicine fellowship at the prestigious American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, under the direction of Dr. James R. Andrews. There he provided care to many professional, collegiate, high school, and recreational athletes and their families. Dr. Winder was specifically assigned as a team physician for Tuskegee and Auburn Universities football programs, Birmingham Barons baseball, WWE Professional Wrestling Association, and the Alabama Ballet."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Winder "Dr. Winder and his staff strive to treat patients with kindness and respect.  He enjoys explaining the diagnosis to the patient and deciding together with them what the best treatment choice will be."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Winder does not have any board certifications listed.

47  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American Sports Medicine Institute Birmingham AL
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Winder has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Winder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Winder does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Winder and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Winder's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Winder to family and friends
53 total reviews (40 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
    (47)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Winder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (40)

Great bedside manner. Easy to understand and explained everything. Dr. Winder made a stressful situation much less stressful.
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I am very thankful to have found Dr. Wind or after a recent visit to Henderson hospital ER for a knee issue..Desert Orthopedic got me in right away at the SW office which was great although I live in Henderson..I needed care asap and it was fine to go to that location and its a beautiful office..He...more
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The entire experience from start to finish was great! The office staff was nice and professional. Dr. Wonder, himself, was personable, he listened and asked clarifying questions and provided answers to my questions.
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I have seen multiple orthopedic doctors in many different states and Dr. Winder is by far one of the best I've seen.
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DOC is xlnt. I walked around for 10 years with neck pain. Dr Dunn was awesome. From my first visit with Doctor Dunn I was almost pain free in 30 days. Dr Winder is equally as remarkable. I love the attitude of fix it and be done with it
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