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Dr. Richard Jelsma, MD

Dr. Richard Jelsma, MD

Age 59 Orthopedic Surgery M
(27) 27 reviews
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Dr. Richard Jelsma, MD is a orthopedic surgery specialist in Sherman, TX. Dr. Jelsma completed a residency at Columbia Presbyterian Med Center. He currently practices at Richard D. Jelsma, MD, PA and is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital at Sherman. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Jelsma is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.


  • American Sports Medicine Institute Birmingham AL, Fellowship Hospital — 1995
  • Columbia Presbyterian Med Center, Residency Hospital — 1994
  • Columbia Presbyterian Med Center, Internship Hospital — 1990
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons, Medical School — 1988
  • Dartmouth College, Undergraduate School — 1984

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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      Richard D. Jelsma, M.D.
      204 Medical Dr, Sherman, TX 75092 Existing Patients: (903) 868-8800

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My visits were always very complete. I like the personal attention. Dr. Jelsma replaced my left knee. No problems. It has been seven years. No issues at all.
Bessie Ross Cox — Dec 18, 2020
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Dr. Jelsma frequently treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear), Internal Derangement of Knee, and Shoulder Arthroscopy.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital at Sherman
  • Medical City Mckinney
  • Texoma Medical Center
  • Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center