Dr. Richard Winder, MD

Dr. Richard Winder, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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37 y/o
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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 graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 2009 and 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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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Winder does not have any board certifications listed.

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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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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

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Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

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Dr. Winder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Winder to family and friends
4.7
based on 34 total reviews (27 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 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 (27)

Entire office staff was great. Doctor provided helpful information. Great treatment all around. I did not feel rushed. They took time to explain things to me.
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DOC scheduled me for the very next day, after I called. The staff & physician are wonderful thus far. I've been SUFFERING GREATLY with bilateral knee pain. (from thighs to toes really) The Dr assured me he would take care of me. I'm trusting him to do that.
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Professional and courteous made sure I understood everything
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Dr. Winder is awesome: you always see him rather than a P.A. and he always takes time explaining everything and you can tell he has genuine concern for his patients. Stay away from Desert Orthopedic Physical Therapy (overcrowded for staff available, very unprofessional, etc.), but every other...more
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Dr. Winder is a terrific orthopedic physician. He explained my X-rays , what he thought was causing my symptoms and recommend therapy . He gave me a cortisone injection in the affected knee with good results . I'm to follow with PT .
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