Dr. Richard Byron Chambers MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Chambers is an orthopedic surgeon in Downey, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Downey Regional Medical Center and Lakewood Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 9 doctors at Downey Regional Medical Center and one of 18 at Lakewood Regional Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

A I Dupont Institute Hospital - Children's
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1979 - 1979

Harlem Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1971 - 1973

Hospital For Special Surg
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1973 - 1976

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Clinicians' Guide to Statistics for Medical Practice and Research: Part II.
Krousel-Wood, M.A., Chambers, R.B., Muntner, P.

Clinicians' guide to statistics for medical practice and research: part I.
Krousel-Wood, M.A., Chambers, R.B., Muntner, P.

Postoperative ileus on a gynecologic oncology service--do abdominal X-rays have a role?
Heinberg, E.M., Finan, M.A., Chambers, R.B., Bazzett, L.B., Kline, R.C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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