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About Dr. Richard Balderston

Dr. Richard Balderston, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA, with other offices in Wynnewood, PA and Mount Laurel, NJ (and 5 other locations). He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Balderston is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System, Main Line Hospital - Bryn Mawr and Virtua Memorial Hospital Of Burlington County. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

41 Ratings with 14 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Balderston is Great. Dr. Richard Balderston has been rated by 41 patients. From those 41 patients 14 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard Balderston is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Richard Balderston has 8 locations

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800 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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100 E Lancaster Ave
Wynnewood, PA 19096
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150 Century Pkwy
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
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1400 Marlton Pike E
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
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170 S Independence Mall W
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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3110 Grant Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19114
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601 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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1888 Marlton Pike E
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

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Specialties

Dr. Richard Balderston has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard Balderston has the following 14 expertise

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Diskectomy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Kyphosis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Board Certifications

Dr. Richard Balderston is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Go to NYC

I submitted my CD with MRI and reviews to Dr, Balderston...He is like many of the other docs in the Philadelphia area. If you have more than two or three levels of degeneration in your spine, they will not touch you. He told me there was nothing he could do for me. I had to go to NYC for my surgery.

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GREAT DR.

Wonderful Dr. Have had several very successful spine surgeries. All with great improvement and satisfaction. Wonderful caring Dr.

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35.0 minutes
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BE CAREFUL!!!

This "chief" said to me I have three herniated disks and nobody will operate on more than two. My job is in jeapordy b/c of back. Answer...I know..well good luck. Also said maybe it was my shoulder? I said why would you say that and all he said was I don't know I'm not a shoulder doctor. What a let down. Had referral from one of best surgeons and even the referring surgeon was baffled and won't refer anyone to him. Looking forward to meeting a doctor with credentials to be told something so out of this world dumb that I am still reeling. DO NOT GO TO THIS PERSON. YOU WILL GET 5 seconds and a thanks go pay you bill. Well no! You did nothing!! Why would they look over all of my reports then give me an appointment to say nothing and tell me to pay. Fair warning folks. This one might have a lazy God complex

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45.0 minutes
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Dan

This guy took the absolute minimum amount of interest in my case, and expended the absolute minimum amount of effort in reviewing the facts & trying to diagnose my issue. He told me there was "nothing he could do" to help my severe back and leg pain, and didn't bother to offer any other opinion or recommendation. He was in such a hurry to get to the next patient, he didn't even bother to give me back my CD, I had to retrieve it myself from the computer after he ran out. A complete waste of time & money, stay away !!!

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Could not be happier

Dr Balderston did my spine fusion surgery last summer. I could not be more pleased with his concern and ability to fix my back. I feel like a new person.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Balderston is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System
  • Main Line Hospital - Bryn Mawr
  • Virtua Memorial Hospital Of Burlington County
  • Hospital of the University of PA
  • Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Virtua West Jersey Hospital - Voorhees
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Main Line Hospital Lankenau
  • Graduate Hospital
  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • University of Pennsylvania

    Graduated in 1977

  • Dr. Richard Balderston Accepts the Following Insurance

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    • 800 Spruce St Philadelphia, PA 19107

    • 601 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19106

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