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Dr. Richard Perlman, MD, FACS

Hand Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon

San Diego, CA

About Dr. Richard Perlman

*PLEASE PROVIDE ALL INSURANCE INFORMATION, INCLUDING MEMBER ID, DURING THE BOOKING PROCESS TO ENSURE YOU HAVE A SUCCESSFUL APPOINTMENT* Dr. Richard Perlman is an orthopaedic surgeon and hand surgeon treating patients in San Diego, California, and the surrounding communities. He holds certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is affiliated with facilities including Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital. Dr. Perlman is also a member of professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Administrators. For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Perlman attended Princeton University, graduating magna cum laude. He pursued his medical degree at Columbia University, followed by an internship program at the Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Perlman continued his medical education at the New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, where he received residency training in both general and orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Perlman has also completed a hand surgery fellowship at the Orthopaedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network. Patients visiting Dr. Perlman can receive a full range of orthopaedic services. He provides general consultations, arthroscopy, and evaluations for worker’s compensation and disability. Treatment is available for issues including carpal tunnel, trigger finger, contractures, tendonitis, and cysts. In addition to practice, Dr. Perlman has prepared publications on topics including forearm fractures, and congenital thumb deformities.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Hand Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Columbia University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Bellevue Hospital Center (Internship)
  • New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, Residency in General Surgery
  • New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Lutheran Health Network, The Orthopedic Hospital, Fellowship in Hand Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American College of Surgeons

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1013915941

Dr. Richard Perlman's office location

San Diego Hand Specialists

8008 Frost St, Suite 403

San Diego, CA 92123

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I was seen immediately and my issue was addressed and I was promptly scheduled for surgery. A very well run and efficient office. I couldn't be more pleased.
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Dr Perlman was very compassionate and easy to speak with. He no longer does surgery though.
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I was having a wrist pain which has worsening gradually. I thought that I might need a surgery soon but would like to get Dr. Periman's opinion. I was glad for the session as Dr, Periman went through all pros andcons of surgery which I feel was great inputs for me to make my decision for surgery.
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Dr. Perlman is one of the doctor's that you love to see. Definitely took his time explaining my ailment and corrective measures. Would highly recommend him to any of my closest friends/relatives. Thanks, Doc P!
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Dr. Perlman was very professional and thorough in his evaluation. I would highly recommend him.
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everything worked out well, very professional, very efficent
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Honestly, the best doctor's office I've visited. Been twice. Timely, courteous and professional both times. Highly recommend.
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Very professional office and efficient. Quickest x-ray results I have ever had, literally less than 10 minutes.
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Excellent doctor.
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Excellent.
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