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Richard D. Rhodes, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Hip Surgery, Joint Replacement

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About Richard D. Rhodes, MD

Richard Rhodes, MD specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, and hip.  Dr. Rhodes has a special interest in shoulder and knee dislocations and ligament repair.  Dr. Rhodes is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.  Dr. Rhodes attended UT Southwestern Medical school and completed his residency at the Fort Wayne Medical Educations Program in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Upon completing additional training in arthroscopy while serving as Chief for the Sixth Air Mobility Wing and U.S. Special Operations Command, he trained with two of the country’s top shoulder surgeons at Tampa General Hospital.  He also served as team physician for the Special Operations Parachute Demonstration team.  Dr. Rhodes has served as a team physician for multiple professional and amateur sports in DFW.  Dr. Rhodes has cared for athletes from the WNBA, IFL, NFL, Dallas Jr. Stars, WTA tennis, MMA, and Professional CrossFit, and countless high school, college, and amateur athletes.  Having attended undergrad at Texas A&M University, he loves cheering for the Aggies. He is also a fan of Texas high school sports, the Texas Rangers, the Dallas Mavericks, and the Dallas Cowboys.  In his spare time, 

Dr. Rhodes enjoys spending time with family, volunteering with youth, golfing, and target shooting.  

Dr. Rhodes has been selected as a Best Doctor in Collin/Dallas County 2018, 2020, 2021, and 2022 by D Magazine.  D Magazine has named Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic Associates of Dallas the face of Orthopedics. Read more here.

 



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Children (ages 3-11)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
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Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
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Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2001)
  • Residency: Surgery, Orthopedics, Fort Wayne Medical Education Program (2006)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery/Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Richard D. Rhodes, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (224) for Richard D. Rhodes, MD

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Jan 8, 2023
He answered questions I had about my knee and surgery
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Jan 7, 2023
I have always had a positive experience with all the people who have provided my care
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Jan 6, 2023
A very caring doctor. He was very thorough.
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Jan 6, 2023
Dr Rhodes is a great doctor and surgeon. He is always engaging, kind, and knowledgeable. I've recommended him to friends.
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Jan 6, 2023
Dr Rhodes is the best doctor I could have had to reset and replace my broken shoulder .
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Dec 30, 2022
Everything was good until the checkout. It was lengthy.
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Dec 29, 2022
Dr Rhodes and staff are all true professionals and provide the highest quality care.
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Dec 28, 2022
Realizing physicians have time constraints, Dr Rhodes is efficient, but then he inquires as to Pt concerns! Excellent MD
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Dec 27, 2022
Excellent
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Dec 21, 2022
Appreciated the doctor going over my condition and options for treatment.
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Dec 21, 2022
Very knowledgeable
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Dec 14, 2022
He is very experienced, patient friendly, and accommodating.
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Dec 10, 2022
Kind and patient
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Dec 9, 2022
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Dec 6, 2022
Dr. Rhodes listened to my concerns regarding specific pain I was experiencing, performed some hands on tests, and recommended a course of action which satisfied my desires.
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Dec 2, 2022
Dr Rhodes is a good dr very patient dr Rhode is very good In his professional
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Dec 1, 2022
Respect Dr Rhoades advise.
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Nov 23, 2022
Dr.Rhodes is very attentive, professional, and caring.
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Nov 20, 2022
He takes time to sit and listen. He explains procedures well & makes suggestions that are the best for the situation.
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Nov 18, 2022
Dr. Rhodes takes his time explaining treatment.
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Nov 18, 2022
He is a great surgeon and person
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Nov 18, 2022
Dr. Rhodes and staff are great.
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Nov 13, 2022
First visit explained surgery & rehab - back to normal . He's Awesome!
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Nov 11, 2022
It was my first time seeing him, but he was very thorough and explained his treatment plan in an easy to understand way.
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Nov 9, 2022
Awesome
Nov 5, 2022
Dr. Rhodes and his staff listened and answered my questions and explained options for me.
Nov 5, 2022
Been seeing him for years
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Nov 4, 2022
Just a consult not sure how good he is yet. Came highly recommended so he must be. He was nice and explained everything well, not happy about having to wait an hour over my appointment time to see him
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Nov 4, 2022
Very open to listening to my concerns. Communicated well and very personable.
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Nov 2, 2022
Always attentive and reassuring
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Oct 30, 2022
He spent time to answer all questions; actually listened; was knowledgeable
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Oct 28, 2022
Dr Rhodes is succinct in his medical opinions and backs it up with facts that supports his opinions. He is Argentine to his patients needs
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Oct 28, 2022
Dr. Rhodes was able to talk to me about my weight in a kind and non-judgemental way. I also wanted to try a medical option instead of a surgical one. He respected my wishes and told me about all the options. He is obviously an expert in the field and I am happy to be working with him on my health.
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Oct 28, 2022
Dr. Rhodes did a great job with my rotator cuff and follow up visits were spot on.
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Oct 21, 2022
Great doctor and staff! I have had a procedure done and they all worked together to get me scheduled and healed fast
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Oct 19, 2022
Dr Rhodes is very professional and courteous. He answers my questions and spends time with me
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Oct 19, 2022
The most complete experience in satisfaction. The operational procedure from pre op to post op was flawless.
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Oct 14, 2022
Saw the doctor's intern for the majority of my appointment and only spent 3 minutes at most with Dr. Rhodes.
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Oct 13, 2022
Excellent physician
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Oct 13, 2022
Knowledgeable, answers questions clearly, provides a variety of treatment options
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Oct 11, 2022
He listens and is thoughtful
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Oct 7, 2022
Listened, treated me with compassion, and shared very helpful insights as he explained The MRI of my shoulder and wise-conservative plan going forward. I left with the feeling I had been heard and with a clear positive plan .
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Oct 5, 2022
He met my expectations.
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Oct 2, 2022
Great job
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Oct 1, 2022
Knowledgeable and willing to answer questions.
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Sep 30, 2022
Very thorough and precise on what we need to do next
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Sep 30, 2022
He listens well and provides all information important for recovery and decision making
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Sep 25, 2022
Nice very good
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Sep 24, 2022
Excellent
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Sep 24, 2022
Kind caring and always ready to help. Great surgeon. The Doctor and his staff are great people .
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Sep 21, 2022
Dr Rhodes staff was very friendly and helpful. Dr Rhodes explained my options and made sure I understood. I will return for additional treatment
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Sep 18, 2022
My physical therapist was concerned I was given different info regarding my physical therapy.
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Sep 16, 2022
Highly professional in trade, popular doctor, great bedside maners, always presents great care of his patients. Great trainer for PAs and students.
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Sep 15, 2022
Great
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Sep 14, 2022
Very knowledgeable, fast, responsive
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Sep 14, 2022
The level of professionalism and concern for my health was satisfying and comforting.
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Sep 12, 2022
Excellent Doctor and Staff
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Sep 11, 2022
Thank you for for the great job you do
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Sep 10, 2022
First visit, he was thorough and gave options.
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Sep 10, 2022
Always on time understands my concerns about not having surgery.
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Sep 9, 2022
Awesome service
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Sep 6, 2022
He's very professional and upfront with you and very clear on what he is going to do before he does it.
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Sep 3, 2022
I wasted a lot of time with my condition very happy that Dr. Rhodes was knowledgeable and straight forward
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Sep 1, 2022
Dr. Rhoades and his staff have been there for me through two total knee replacements and they are excellent. From the pre surgical prep to the surgery and after care. Superb group!
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Aug 31, 2022
He listens to your needs, is prepared for your visit and comes up with solutions that work for both involved.
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Aug 31, 2022
He takes the time to explain things and also listens to the patient.
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Aug 30, 2022
Always friendly, patient, listening to my concerns and providing feedback and education.
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Aug 28, 2022
Saw only once for short time. The doctor was attentive and explained my problem. He recommended several options for my care.
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Aug 25, 2022
I have recommended him in the past. He has treated me well.
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Aug 24, 2022
Listened, answered my questions,didn't rush me
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Aug 24, 2022
Great Dr and staff. Did a wonderful job of taking care of me. No one gets a 10. We can always strive to do better.
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Aug 24, 2022
Dr. Rhodes is competent, compassionate and on time with all of my appointments. I trust his diagnosis and treatment recommendations.
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Aug 24, 2022
Very professional.
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Aug 22, 2022
Very thorough with explanations and options
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Aug 20, 2022
Assessment point on, descriptive and to the point. Very personable.
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Aug 19, 2022
He is an excellent doctor!
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Aug 19, 2022
Went far and beyond regarding my services of knee problem.
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Aug 14, 2022
He was very kind. Knowledgeable. Called me personally after I got my MRI and was very kind delivering sad news as well.
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Aug 13, 2022
Very good
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Aug 12, 2022
Outstanding surgeon 5
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Aug 10, 2022
It was just super quick and I don't feel like I got too much time to discuss my issue and questions.
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Aug 10, 2022
Good bedside and actually listens.
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Aug 6, 2022
He always puts my health first takes excellent care of me
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Aug 5, 2022
He's amazing
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Aug 3, 2022
Dr Rhodes listens and recommends plans of action. He's thorough and explains things in a way a patient can understand. He gives you options for treatment if there are multiple ones.
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Aug 3, 2022
Dr. Rhodes is a conscientious physician. He hasn't ever rushed me and answers all my questions. Very nice
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Aug 3, 2022
Dr Rhodes and his intern were very informative and took time to listen.
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