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Dr. Richard Scott, MD
Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
41 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Scott is Excellent. Dr. Scott has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
  • Currently 2.8461538461538 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.9
  • Currently 3.9090909090909 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.9
  • Currently 3.9230769230769 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Disorders of the Knee Joint
  • Hip Surgery
  • Hip Surgery Hip Replacement Arthroplasty
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Surgery Knee Replacement Arthroplasty
  • Orthopedic Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Scott graduated from Temple University Physicians, Philadelphia. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)


Dr. Scott has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital 
  • New England Baptist Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard David Scott MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 41 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard D. Scott practice?
Dr. Richard Scott has 3 office locations.
Dr. Richard Scott practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Boston, MA.
See Boston Surgeons.