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Dr. Richard Ferkel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
3.6 (18)
Map Pin Small Westlake Village, CA
Accepting new patients
47 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Ferkel, MD

Dr. Richard Ferkel, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Westlake Village, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 47 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is affiliated with Valley Presbyterian Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Ferkel an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Ferkel works at Practice in Westlake Village, CA with other offices in Van Nuys, CA and Thousand Oaks, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Knee Ligament Tears and Meniscus Tear along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California 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. Ferkel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Regents of the University of California
    30870 Russell Ranch Rd Ste 330, Westlake Village, CA 91362 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (805) 497-7015
  2. 2
    Office
    6815 Noble Ave Fl 2, Van Nuys, CA 91405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (818) 901-6600
  3. 3
    Southern California Orthopedic Institute LP
    375 Rolling Oaks Dr Ste 210, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (805) 497-7015
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Meniscectomy
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Meniscus Tear

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.
Meniscectomy
Knee Ligament Tears
Meniscus Tear
Chondromalacia
Joint Pain
Ankle Fracture
Clavicle Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot And Ankle Osteophyte
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellar Chondromalacia
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Tenosynovitis
Tibial Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Steroid Injection
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Impingement
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Avascular Necrosis
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Muscle Cramping
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Patellar Fracture
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Osteophyte
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Bunion Surgery
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot Dislocation Treatment
Foot Dislocation Treatment Open
Hammer Toe Repair
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Plantar Fascia Release
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
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    About Dr. Richard Ferkel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 47 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1831128230
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Southern California Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Medical Group
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Ucla Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of California
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Richard Ferkel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ferkel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ferkel accepts Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Ferkel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ferkel has seen patients for Knee Ligament Tears and Meniscus Tear, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ferkel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Ferkel. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ferkel.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Ferkel, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Ferkel appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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