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Dr. Richard Battista, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
5.0 (213)
Map Pin Small Allentown, PA
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Battista, MD

Dr. Richard Battista, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Allentown, PA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College and is affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem Campus, Saint Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Dr. Battista, completed a residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center. Philadelphia. Patients rated Dr. Battista an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Battista works at Practice in Allentown, PA with other offices in Bethlehem, PA and Lehighton, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Osteoarthritis of Hand and Tenosynovitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Battista's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Orthopaedic Associates of Allentown
    250 Cetronia Rd Ste 303, Allentown, PA 18104 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 973-6200
  2. 2
    Rehabilitation Services-emrick Blvd.
    2901 Emrick Blvd, Bethlehem, PA 18020 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 973-6200
  3. 3
    Orthopaedic Associates of Allentown
    1241 Blakeslee Boulevard Dr E, Lehighton, PA 18235 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (570) 386-9910
    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

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem Campus
  • Saint Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
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
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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, 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
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
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
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    NPI Number
    • 1467444794
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH / MAIN CAMPUS
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Albert Einstein Medical Center. Philadelphia
    Residency
    Internship
    • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Villanova University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Battista has seen patients for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Osteoarthritis of Hand and Tenosynovitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Battista on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    213 patients have reviewed Dr. Battista. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Battista.

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