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About Dr. Richard L Needleman

Dr. Richard L Needleman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dearborn, MI. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Needleman is affiliated with Beaumont Hospital - Taylor. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

31 Ratings with 13 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard L Needleman is Good. Dr. Richard L Needleman has been rated by 31 patients. From those 31 patients 13 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard L Needleman is 2.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Wayne State University Physician Group

18100 Oakwood Blvd Ste 300
Dearborn, MI 48124
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Specialties

Dr. Richard L Needleman has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard L Needleman has the following 14 expertise

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

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One Star

Dr. Needleman was very short, and seemed non compassionate in my situation. He has a "know it all" personality, and had issues listening as much as he spoke.

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Terrible

The worst "doctor" I have ever had! I have had nothing but complications since my surgery and he REFUSES to check it out. In debilitating pain and still unable to return to work. Some days I can;t even walk! He just says he "did his part so I should be fine now." Clearly I am not. Got a second opinion and doing new scans to disprove this hack. Hope no one else ever sees him again. I'm worse than before I started seeing him.

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disgusting

rude does not know what he's doing ask the nurse for my diagnosis if you're my doctor you don't know my diagnosis overall disgusted

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FIND SOMEONE ELSE!!

I'll start by saying my surgery went well. Other than that I have nothing good to say about Needleman. As many others have reviewed, he is so full of himself. Every follow up visit is spent with him boasting about what HE did and little to no time actually examining my foot. Any concerns I have are usually met with asinine remarks and are left unresolved. I am still having a ton of pain but he is completely ignoring it. I rarely write reviews but sought out a place to do so because I really do not like this guy.

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arrogant

Since the day of my surgery, I have had a problem with Dr. Needleman, in one way or another. Prior to that, I believed he was a fantastic surgeon, but now that it's over, and I'm recovering, I wish I had chosen someone else. For starters, I have had trouble every time I call his office, getting through to his staff, having questions answered, prescriptions filled, appointments made, etc. When things are finally corrected, I am given every excuse imaginable. Secondly, I have explained every visit that my insurance is finicky with covering visits and prescriptions, and that I have to pay out of pocket many times because of the way he writes them or schedules me, yet he flat out refuses to change it! Lastly, his overall aftercare has been absolutely horrible. He is a pompous, narcissistic know-it-all that refuses to take anything I say into consideration. My physical therapist agrees completely, and absolutely hates when he is given a patient of his, because he knows how terrible the line of communication is, and that once surgery is over, Dr. Needleman thinks you should be 100% healed. Both myself and my physical therapist believe I have a new issue, or something Dr. Needleman missed, but he is insisting I am being a baby without even looking into it! Do yourself a favor and go with someone else. If I could go back in time, I DEFINITELY would have.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • University Of Vermont College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • George Washington University Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard L Needleman accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Michigan
    • BCBS MI Blue Care Network HMO Group Enrollees
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • HAP
    • HAP Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth HMO
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Wayne State University Physician Group, 18100 Oakwood Blvd Ste 300, Dearborn, MI

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