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Dr. Richard Wirges, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.9 (32)
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Richard Wirges, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Little Rock, AR. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences and is affiliated with Baptist Health Medical Center - Little Rock.

Dr. Wirges works at OrthoArkansas in Little Rock, AR with other offices in North Little Rock, AR. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Osteoarthritis of Hands along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, CareFirst 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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Locations

  1. 1
    Ortho Arkansas
    800 FAIR PARK BLVD, Little Rock, AR 72204 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (501) 500-3500
    Monday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Orthoarkansas PA
    3480 LANDERS RD, North Little Rock, AR 72117 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (501) 500-3500
    Monday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Baptist Health Medical Center - Little Rock

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Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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    Jan 05, 2023
    Prompt appointments and very helpful staff.
    ALICE THOMPSON — Jan 05, 2023
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    About Dr. Richard Wirges, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1124211271
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Kleinert Kutz and Associates Hand Care Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Texas Tech University
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Arkansas Tech University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Wirges has an average wait time of Over 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Wirges has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Osteoarthritis of Hands, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Wirges on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    32 patients have reviewed Dr. Wirges. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Wirges.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Wirges, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Wirges 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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