Dr. Riico Dotson, MD

Dr. Riico Dotson, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Riico Dotson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Red Bluff, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 98% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Dotson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

86  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
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Diseases
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tumor
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26  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dotson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dotson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dotson to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Dotson'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I was referred to Dr. Dotson by another orthopedist because a MRI didn't show any damage, He indicated his high regard for Dr. Dotson's abilities. He examined me and recommended surgery. During surgery he found that I had a rare condition known as a "bucket tear" of the lateral meniscus. It was 90...more
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Dr. Dotson is compassionate, responsive and all around great at what he does! The only Doctor I have had in years that personally calls to find out what is going on with you. His staff is so receptive to a patient's needs. I highly recommend Dr.Dotson!
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Dr. Dotson is an excellent surgeon and really takes his time with his patients. Dr. Dotson listens to his patients and makes certain that they understand what is happening through every step of recovery. The front office staff is also great!
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I'd never had surgery before. Dr. Dotson listened to my concerns, never rushed me out, made me feel comfortable, and performed my shoulder surgery with success. He has a very gentle, caring personality. Dr. Dotson treats you like an important patient unlike the larger practices. You will not be...more
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Dr. Dotson and his entire staff are very friendly and caring. He listens intently to what I have to say and I have never felt rushed or that he had anything other than my best interests at heart. My course of treatment included 10 separate injections over the course of 10 weeks. Even though I...more
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