Dr. Richard Perkins MD
Orthopedic Spine Surgeons — Poughkeepsie, NYContact Dr. Perkins
Dr. Richard Perkins specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery in Poughkeepsie, New York. Details of Dr. Perkins' 17 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at New York University are available on your free doctor report.
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1 Webster Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Dr. Richard Perkins identified specializing in
Orthopedic Spine Surgery and Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system..
Dr. Richard Perkins accepts the following plans for MVP Health Care Preferred Care at 1 Webster Ave
- 1199 NBF
- Bausch & Lomb Plans
- CareFund Plans
- CareStream Health Plans
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Perkins is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Pl
EducationDr. Perkins attended medical school at New York University School of Medicine and graduated in 1996 having 17 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Richard Perkins MD as:
- R Perkins
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