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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Scott is Excellent. Dr. Scott has been reviewed by 39 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Scott graduated from Temple University Physicians, Philadelphia. He has 8 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mission Hill
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Boston
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Boston, MA
Orthopaedic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Scott has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • New England Baptist Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard David Scott MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 43 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard D. Scott practice?
Dr. Richard Scott has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Scott practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Boston, MA.
See Boston Surgeons.