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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Guyer, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgeon is Good. Dr. Guyer has been reviewed by 39 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Surgery (Joint Prosthesis Implantation Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Pain
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spondylolisthesis

Education & Awards

Dr. Guyer graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Spinal Diseases
Spinal Fusion
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2010, 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Plano, TX
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Best Doc D Magazine *


Dr. Guyer has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Frisco Medical Center 
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Guyer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 37 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard Guyer practice?
Dr. Richard Guyer has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Guyer practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Plano, TX.
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