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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
33 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(24)
Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Balderston is Good. Dr. Balderston has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
  • Currently 2.7857142857143 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.8
  • Currently 2.8461538461538 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.9
  • Currently 2.9285714285714 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.6
  • Currently 2.625 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.6
  • Currently 2.6 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.5
  • Currently 2.5333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.7
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Diskectomy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Kyphosis
  • 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 - 2014)

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 33 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard A. Balderston practice?
Dr. Richard Balderston has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Balderston practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Wynnewood, PA and Mount Laurel, NJ.
See Philadelphia Surgeons.