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Dr. Richard Joseph Kearns MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(8)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Kearns is Excellent. Dr. Kearns has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 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 Kearns, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kearns graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Kearns has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital 
  • The Methodist Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Kearns accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 10 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 1 plan
  • Scott and White Health Plan - 2 plans
  • AMERIGROUP - 4 plans
  • WellCare - 1 plan
  • Cigna - 14 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama - 3 plans

Languages

  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Richard J. Kearns practice?
Dr. Richard Kearns practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Houston, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Avon, OH.
See Houston Surgeons.