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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Ravalin is Excellent. Dr. Ravalin has been reviewed by 48 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

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

Education & Awards

Dr. Ravalin graduated from Creighton University, Omaha. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012 - 2014)


Dr. Ravalin has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula 
  • 2001 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Vincent Ravalin MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard V. Ravalin practice?
Dr. Richard Ravalin has 3 office locations.
Dr. Richard Ravalin practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Monterey, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Capitola, CA.
See Monterey Surgeons.