Dr. Rick Pospisil

Orthopedic Surgery
male

Locations

Office

My office hours

Saturday: 9:00am - 12pm
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Insurances accepted

United HealthCare Insurance Company

About

Bio

Dr Pospisil is one of Southern California's well known Orthopaedics surgeons, having practiced in Orange County for over 30 years. He has extensive experience with arthroscopic repair of knee and shoulder injuries as well as total joint arthroplasty. He is one of the few ortho Drs trained in the art of subchonralplasty to help repair early arthritic conditions to stave off the necessity of an arthroplasty.As a surgeon he has resounding success performing 200 surgeries a year for 25 years

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Board Certified

Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

507 Answers
464 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Unstable knee: Unstable knee , pending acl recon with allograft , will be helpful if ur articular joint surface is not overly damaged and u r aware of the Amt of re ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Upper back pain: Try , NSAIDs , heat , ice , contrast , stretching . Avoid activities that intensify the pain , if things don't improve within several days consider ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Kyphosis : Brace usually is recommended to halt progression of the kyphosis , it won't restore the curve to normal. Whether or not one needs surgery depends upo ... Read More
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Aug 21, 2020
Dr. Pospisil is an expert orthopedic surgeon. I am proud to have referred him patients, who always return happy and better off!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pospisil is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pospisil is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for a very clear and concise answer. Now I will know how to proceed if and when another similar injury occurs. Also, please pardon the delay in replying.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank u!! I've got a puncture wound from thorn, top of hand, from weed eating a pasture. Nearest Dr, hr away. Will go.Thank u so much for your time!!!!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! im already taking glucosamine and chronditin, also, i think i have thyroid issues that arent caught in bloodwork so im taking kelp and losing weight

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1978MD

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

summa cum laude-UCLA, ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA- USC, PHI BETA KAPPA -UCLA
TOP DOCTORS 2012
TEAM DR MARINAHIGH SCHOOL 1990- 2006

Affiliations

AAOS,COA,PIEDMONT ORTHO
calif ortho association
Fellow, American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgery
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