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Richard Whipple, MD

Dr. Whipple is an orthopedic surgeon in the Albany area. He is affiliated with St Peter's Hospital and 4 more hospitals.
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Dr. Whipple saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more carpal tunnel syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more trigger finger patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more Dupuytren's contracture patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more ganglion cyst patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more De Quervain's tenosynovitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more contracture patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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Dr. Whipple saw more repetitive stress injury (RSI) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more sprained hand patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more sprained wrist patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more sprained joint patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more tennis elbow patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more broken bone patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more rotator cuff tear patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more tendon rupture patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more broken hand patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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Dr. Whipple saw more golfer's elbow patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw lipoma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Albany area. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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Dr. Whipple saw more rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more sprained shoulder patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more broken arm patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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81 doctors
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81 doctors
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Dr. Whipple saw more spine condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more spondylosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Whipple saw more back problems patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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Dr. Whipple saw more open wound patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Albany area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Whipple sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center
1367 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12206
140 miles away
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Credentials
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1981

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Whipple is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • St Peter's Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Ellis Hospital
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Seton Health-St Mary's Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield