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Dr. Paul J Richards has the following 3 specialties
- Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand
- Surgery of the Hand
Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Dupuytren's Contracture
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Knee Osteoarthritis
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr. Richard's and the nurses were so nice to me. I am only 22 so the fact that I am already having pain and arthritis has been really hard for me emotionally. They are all so sweet and make me feel as though they are determined and confident that they can help. Just the fact that they care has made all of this a lot more bearable. I was crying after the appointment and the nurse was willing to hug me and just totally changed my day. I felt so scared and alone and she was gifted enough to understand what I needed at the time, she talked with me about my fears and told me that they are there to help me. Thank you so much Orthopedic Specialists of SWFL and for Dr. Richards as well as Dr. Leach for providing me with the best care and the sweetest staff.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
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Patients' Choice Award (2016)
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26 Years Experience
University Of Florida College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1992
University Of Alabama Hospital
Dr. Paul J Richards accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- AvMed Empower
- Avmed Choice
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana HMO Select
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsOrthopedic Specialists Of Southwest Florida, 2531 Cleveland Ave Ste 1, Fort Myers, FL
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