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Dr. Rick Bassett, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.2 (29)
Map Pin Small Harlingen, TX
Accepting new patients
46 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Rick Bassett, MD

Dr. Rick Bassett, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Harlingen, TX. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 46 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and is affiliated with VBMC - Harlingen. Patients rated Dr. Bassett an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Bassett works at Practice in Harlingen, TX with other offices in Edinburg, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis of Knee and Miner's Knee along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Bassett's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mckenna Allergy and Asthma Clinic
    1601 Treasure Hills Blvd, Harlingen, TX 78550 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (956) 421-2663
  2. 2
    Cornerstone Regional Hospital
    2302 Cornerstone Blvd, Edinburg, TX 78539 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (956) 421-2663

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  • VBMC - Harlingen

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Treatment frequency



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Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Miner's Knee
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Osteoarthritis
Knee Replacement
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Hip Tendinitis
Arthrocentesis
Achilles Tendinitis
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Back Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Tendinitis
Low Back Pain
Meniscus Tear
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteopenia
Patellar Tendonitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee Replacement Revision
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Gout
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Herniated Disc
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Sprain
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Lupus
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Muscle Cramping
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Dislocation
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Knee
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Tibial Fracture
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Lateral Retinaculum Patella Release
Meniscus Surgery
Menisectomy
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
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    4.2
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    About Dr. Rick Bassett, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 46 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1417049693
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Bassett has seen patients for Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis of Knee and Miner's Knee, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bassett on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    29 patients have reviewed Dr. Bassett. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bassett.

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