Richard M Linn, MD Orthopedic Surgery

Richard M Linn, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Plantation, FL 33324 (1 other location)
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About Richard M Linn MD

Richard M Linn, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Plantation, FL, with another office in Tamarac, FL. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery. Linn is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West, Plantation General Hospital, University Hospital Medical Center and Westside Regional Medical Center. He speaks Spanish, English.

undefined Linn has received the following awards:


Richard M Linn has 2 locations

Orthopaedic Center Of South Florida 600 S Pine Island Rd Ste 300 Plantation, FL 33324
Orthopaedic Center Of South Florida 7171 N University Dr Ste 100 Tamarac, FL 33321


Richard M Linn has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Specialty Expertise

Richard M Linn has the following 14 expertise

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone Fracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Laminectomy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Knee Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Joint Replacement


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2010)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2010)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


38 Years Experience

New York Medical College

Graduated in 1984

Richard M Linn Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Richard M Linn

Dr. Linn specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive knee and shoulder surgery. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and reconstructive surgery at the Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center, serving as assistant team physician to the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Timberwolves. Dr. Linn is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery at Nova Southeastern University and former Chief of Surgery at Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation. Dr. Linn received his BA degree from Brown University, and medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He served as an intern in general surgery at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, where he also completed his orthopaedic residency in 1989. Dr. Linn serves on the Medical Executive Committees of Westside Regional Medical Center and Outpatient Surgical Services in Plantation. He lectures nationally on disorders of the knee and shoulder, and has served as team physician at the professional, collegiate, and high school levels. Dr. Linn is also certified by the Division of Worker’s Compensation. He has experience in the treatment of complex industrial and personal injuries. He performs IME services as well as second opinions.