License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Adelaar, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Adelaar has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Adelaar, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Cellulitis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Internal Fracture Fixation
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Leg Fracture (Tibial Fractures)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Adelaar graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia. He has 3 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone Fractures
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Adelaar has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Community Mem Health Center 
  • VCU Health System 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert S Adelaar MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 41 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Robert S. Adelaar practice?
Dr. Robert Adelaar has 4 office locations.
Dr. Robert Adelaar practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand near Richmond, VA.
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