Dr. Richard Perlman

Orthopedic Surgery
San Diego, CA
57 years experience male

Locations

Office

Richard D Perlman MD MPH Inc / San Diego Hand Specialists

San Diego, CA

About

Bio

I trained with some of the great hand surgeons of the world, many years ago, and have tried to stay current with the newest techniques. I have enjoyed my years of hand surgical practice and enjoy the patients and the intellectual stimulation of practicing medicine.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

133 Answers
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Perlman
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably ulnar nerve: The numbness is almost certainly coming from the ulnar nerve. The clicking may be coming from the nerve flipping in and out of its groove. However, if ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Perlman
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get checked: You have to make sure it is NOT a clot. See your surgeon or primary doctor SOON.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Perlman
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ignore: If you have weakness or flattening of the muscles about your thumb, do not put off seeing your MD.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Perlman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Perlman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much. I'm going to have it checked out. Thank u again
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Hope time. Will help! So many injuries to body following MVA !
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 1963MD

Residency

Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYC

Residency

Hospital for Joint Diseases NYC

Awards

Frauenthal Fellowship
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