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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist
23 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Jelsma is Good. Dr. Jelsma has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Jelsma, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Jelsma graduated from Columbia University, New York. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Jelsma has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • Wilson N Jones Memorial Hosp-North Cam 
  • Medical Center Of Mckinney 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Dejongh Jelsma MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard D. Jelsma practice?
Dr. Richard Jelsma has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Jelsma practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Sherman, TX.
See Sherman Surgeons.