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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(38)
Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Balderston is Good. Dr. Balderston has been reviewed by 38 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
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Promptness 3.8
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Courteous Staff 3.9
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
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Bedside Manner 3.5
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Spends Time with Me 3.5
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Follows Up After Visit 3.6
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Balderston, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Diskectomy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Kyphosis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Education & Awards

Dr. Balderston graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia. He has 6 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Spinal Fusion
DeForrest Willard Award for Outstanding Senior Resident
Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc
Yale National Scholar
Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Balderston has 21 hospital affiliations:

  • Main Line Hospital - Bryn Mawr 
  • Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital 

Languages

  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Atwater Balderston MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard A. Balderston practice?
Dr. Richard Balderston has 6 office locations.
Dr. Richard Balderston practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Cherry Hill, NJ and Mount Laurel, NJ.
See Philadelphia Orthopedic Surgeons.