Dr. Russell Chick, MD

Dr. Russell Chick, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Russell Chick, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University of Arizona in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2222 E Highland Ave Ste 203

Phoenix, AZ 85016

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  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
more than 80% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 77% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
more than 73% of peers

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Dr. Chick's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chick "Known throughout the Valley and beyond as a premier sports medicine specialist, Dr. Chick treats adolescent and adult sports injuries including knee, shoulder, hip, elbow and hand injuries, as well as ligament tears. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of California Irvine Medical Center and his orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, Calif. Dr. Chick served as the Head Team Physician/Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Arizona Cardinals for 17 years and remains a sports medicine consultant to many local colleges, universities and high schools. In his free time, Dr. Chick enjoys spending time with family and playing golf. An avid runner, he has completed the Rock and Roll Marathon among other events. Dr. Chick is a member of the Phoenix Thunderbirds and has served as the medical chairman for the FBR Open (now known as the Waste Management Phoenix Open). "Whether patients are professional athletes, aspiring athletes or weekend athletes, the key to treatment is to take a personalized approach, understand their personal goals and work within their unique situation to create an individualized treatment plan," said Dr. Chick."
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
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13  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • University of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Uc Irvine Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Long Beach
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Rancho Los Amigos Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Uc Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Kerlan Jobe Orth Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chick's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chick to family and friends
31 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Chick's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Chick himself is an acceptable physician, but his office staff is what completely degrades this rating. Working with them is an absolute nightmare. Multiple times I received incorrect information from them, which cost me hundreds of dollars and multiple hours of my time. When attempting to...more
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I had my legs crushed by a drunk driver and had seen other doctors prior to finding Dr Chick, and what a difference. His expertise and wealth of knowledge as an Orthopedic Surgeon is off the charts. He is the only Dr. I would recommend after needing 7 surgeries and 25 years, pain free!
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