Richard Burns Cunningham Jr, MD Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Richard Burns Cunningham Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Knoxville, TN 37923 (1 other location)
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  • Easy scheduling
  • On-time appointments
  • Friendly staff

About Richard Burns Cunningham Jr MD

Richard Burns Cunningham Jr, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Knoxville, TN, with another office in Somerset, KY. They have 32 years of experience. Their specialties include Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

Richard Cunningham Jr has received the following awards:


Dr. Richard Burns Cunningham Jr has 2 locations

Tennessee Orthopaedics Clinics 9430 Park West Blvd Ste 130 Knoxville, TN 37923
Robert G Drake Jr Md 79 Imaging Dr Somerset, KY 42503


Dr. Richard Burns Cunningham Jr has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Richard Burns Cunningham Jr has the following 5 areas of expertise

  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip Osteoarthritis


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


32 Years Experience

Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1990

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System


Dr. Richard Burns Cunningham Jr Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem CO Blue Priority HMO
  • Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
  • Anthem CO Bronze Pathway X HMO
  • Anthem CO Gold Pathway HMO
  • Anthem CO HMO
  • Anthem CO Pathway
  • Anthem CO Silver Pathway X HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Knoxville PPOx
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Monument PPO - Tier 2
  • Rocky Mountain Summit Group
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS

More about Dr. Richard Burns Cunningham Jr

Dr. Richard Cunningham is a board certified physician whose undergraduate training began at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Following his medical training at The Medical School of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, he completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency as well as The Miami Sports Medicine Fellowship in Miami, Florida. The recipient of numerous academic honors and awards, Dr. Cunningham holds professional memberships in the Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. After many years as team physician for a variety of high school, college, and professional teams, including the Miami Heat National Basketball Association team, Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers eleven locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Sevierville, Lenoir City or East Tennessee. Visit Dr. Cunningham's website at

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