Dr. Rick Pospisil, MD

Dr. Rick Pospisil, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Rick Pospisil, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Huntington Beach, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Graduated Alpha Omega Alpha in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.

18800 Main St Ste 107

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Neck Muscle Strain
normal
more than 79% of peers
Knee Disorders
normal
more than 77% of peers
Trigger Finger
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Pospisil'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pospisil "I attempt to provide complete and caring options to all of my patients. IT IS IMPORTANT TO PROVIDE THEM WITH AN UNDERSTANDING AS TO WHAT THEY MAY HAVE AS WELL AS WHAT ROLE THEY CAN PLAY TO FACILITATE CURING AND OR PREVENTING THE CONIDITION THEY HAVE CHOSEN TO SEE BE ABOUT. Surgical options are but only one part of the spectrum towards improving their function and returning them to full activities."

9  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

55  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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30  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • UCLA Summa Cum Laude
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Graduated Alpha Omega Alpha
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Harbor Genl Hosp/UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pospisil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Pospisil's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pospisil to family and friends
20 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Pospisil'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 (2)

Just wanted to reach out and thank the doctor and his staff for their service. In 1993 I broke my leg playing high school football. Dr. Pospisil went above and beyond his duty to help with my recovery. 24 years later on my 40th birthday I ran and finished my first marathon. The quality and caring...more
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I visited Dr. Pospisil's office because of the pain I had in my lower back. He is such a great doctor and he has an amazing staff. He really helped me with the pain and now I'm much better, all thanks to him.
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