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Dr. Richard Battista, MD

Orthopedic Surgery* Age 56
Dr. Richard Battista, MD
5.0 (215 Ratings)

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Dr. Richard Battista, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Allentown, PA.
Dr. Richard Battista, MD
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Dr. Richard Battista, MD

Orthopedic Surgery* Age 56
Allentown, PA
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Richard Battista, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Allentown, PA.

About

Dr. Richard Battista, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Allentown, PA and has 31 years experience. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College in 1993 and completed a residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center. Philadelphia.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem Campus, Saint Luke's Hospital Anderson and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Dr. Battista has experience treating conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Osteoarthritis of Hand and Tenosynovitis among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Battista received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 215 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Battista also speaks German. Dr. Battista is board certified in Hand Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Tenosynovitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Tenosynovitis
Ganglion Cyst
Trigger Finger
Neuroplasty
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Joint Pain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Broken Arm
Cervical Radiculopathy
De Quervain's Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteophyte of Hand
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand
Rib Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Hand Tendon Repair
Steroid Injection
Amputated Finger
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritic Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) Joints
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Finger
Arthritis of the Hand
Arthritis of the Wrist
Bennett's Fracture
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Finger
Bursitis
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Carpal Fractures
Colles' Fracture
Complex Fractures
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Contracture
Difficulty With Walking
Dislocated Joint
Distal Radius Fracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Disorders
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Osteophyte
Elbow Sprain
Extra-Articular Fracture
Finger Injuries
Finger Joint Sprain
Fracture
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Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Ligament Rupture
Hand Neuropathy
Hand Pain
Hand Tendon Injuries
Hip Tendinitis
Intra-Articular Fracture
Joint Fracture
Laceration
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lupus
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Medial Epicondylitis
Muscle Cramping
Nerve Injury
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
Pathologic Fracture
Pediatric Fractures
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve
Piriformis Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Pseudoarthrosis
Radial Nerve Entrapment
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Elbow
Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
Scaphoid Fractures
Scaphoidectomy - Four Corner Fusion
Sciatica
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Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Systemic Sclerosis
Tendon Injuries
Tendonitis
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Traumatic Arthropathy
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
Ulnar Nerve Injuries
Ulnar Neuritis
Ulnar Neuropathy
Upper Extremity Fracture
Upper Extremity Trauma
Volar Radial Wrist Ganglion
Wear and Tear Arthritis
Wrist Disorders
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Injuries
Wrist Osteophyte
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
Biceps Tendon Repair
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Repair
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Tenotomy
Endoscopic Hand Surgery
Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Finger Amputation
Finger Joint Fusion
Finger Joint Replacement Surgery
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Reconstruction
Hand Surgery
Joint Drainage
Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
Microsurgical Procedure
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Decompression and Repair
Nerve Release
Peripheral Nerve Block
Repair of Amputated Digit
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Somatic Nerve Block
Tendon Repair
Tendon Surgery
Total Wrist Replacement
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
Wrist Reconstruction
Wrist Replacement
Wrist Surgery

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    APCN Open Access Aetna Select
    AWH NJ Choice MultiTier - Standard Savings POS II
    AWH NJ Choice MultiTier POS II
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network APCN Choice (OAMC) POS II
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
    Select
    Signature Administrators PPO
  • Personal Choice PPO
    Regional Preferred POS Plus
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
    High Performance Network - Tiered HPN
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
    Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    Wellspan Health PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Flex Connecticut EPO
  • BluePPO HSA PPO
    SimplyBlue/Simply Blue Plus PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Choice with no Referral PPO
  • BCBS PPO
    Blue High Performance Network
    Community Blue PPO
    Performance Blue
    PPOBlue PPO
  • Keystone HMO-POS
  • MVP Health Plan EPO
  • Choice Plus POS
    MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS HMO-POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO
  • Premium Network Plans - PPO and EPO Plans
    Premium Network Plans PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Imaging Services-250 Cetronia Road
    250 Cetronia Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2 Rehabilitation Services-Emrick BLVD.
    2901 Emrick Blvd, Bethlehem, PA 18020
  3. 3 Orthopaedic Associates of Allentown
    1241 Blakeslee Boulevard Dr E, Lehighton, PA 18235
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30

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Patient Reviews
Jul 10, 2024
Dr. Battista was amazing taking care of my daughter’s broken finger. I had contacted the facility and made them aware my daughter has anxiety when it comes medical needs. He acknowledge her needs and took care of her as her own daughter. Thank you for such a great job
— Jul 10, 2024
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Languages Spoken
German
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    1993
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    1994
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center. Philadelphia
    1998
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH / MAIN CAMPUS
    2002
Fellowship Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Richard Battista, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Battista's profile.

Dr. Battista frequently treats the following conditions: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Osteoarthritis of Hand and Tenosynovitis. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Richard Battista, MD is affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem Campus, Saint Luke's Hospital Anderson and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.

Yes, Dr. Richard Battista, MD holds board certification in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem Campus

    801 Ostrum St, Bethlehem, PA

  • Saint Luke's Hospital Anderson

    1872 St Lukes Blvd, Easton, PA

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest

    1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA