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Dr. Joshua Richards, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
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22 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Dr. Joshua Richards, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Dublin, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from New York Medical College and is affiliated with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus, San Leandro Hospital, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, Stanford Health Care Valleycare, Ucsf Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights.

Dr. Richards works at WEBSTER ORTHOPEDIC MEDICAL GROUP in Dublin, CA with other offices in San Ramon, CA and Oakland, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear), Elbow Sprain and Rotator Cuff Tear along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Webster Orthopedics
    4000 Dublin Blvd Ste 100, Dublin, CA 94568 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 943-8099
  2. 2
    Muir Orthopaedic Specialists
    5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 300, San Ramon, CA 94583 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 939-8585
  3. 3
    Webster Orthopedics
    3315 Broadway Fl 1, Oakland, CA 94611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (510) 486-2300
  4. 4
    Webster Orthopedics
    5801 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 210, San Ramon, CA 94583 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 355-7350
  5. 5
    Webster Orthopedics
    80 Grand Ave Ste 400, Oakland, CA 94612 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (510) 238-1200

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

Admitting hospitals are where the provider is credentialed to see patients, perform procedures, and send patients for continuous care.

  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
  • San Leandro Hospital
  • San Ramon Regional Medical Center
  • Stanford Health Care Valleycare
  • Ucsf Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
  • UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Elbow Sprain
Rotator Cuff Tear

Treatment frequency



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Scapular Fracture Chevron Icon
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    Apr 06, 2018
    Absolutely the BEST.
    Stuart in Berkeley, CA — Apr 06, 2018
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    About Dr. Joshua Richards, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1700818093
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St. Mary's Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Columbia School Of Public Health
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • New York Medical College
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joshua Richards, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Richards is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Richards has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Richards has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Richards has seen patients for Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear), Elbow Sprain and Rotator Cuff Tear, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Richards on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    36 patients have reviewed Dr. Richards. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Richards.

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