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Dr. Richard Idler, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon
37 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Idler, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Idler has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Idler, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Microsurgery
  • Nerve Compression Syndromes
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Idler graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Nerve Compression Syndromes
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand *


Dr. Idler has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Health System 
  • St.Vincent Heart Center Of Indiana,Llc 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Schell Idler MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 37 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Richard S. Idler practice?
Dr. Richard Idler has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Idler practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Colorado Springs, CO.
See Colorado Springs Orthopedic Surgeons and Colorado Springs Surgeons.