Dr. Richard J Claridge MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Claridge is an orthopedic surgeon in Phoenix, Arizona and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Claridge accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 58 doctors at Mayo Clinic and one of 8 at Mayo Clinic Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Foot & Ankle Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Mayo Clinic Hospital
Ranked #43 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1985–1985

University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 27 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2016

MN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Intermediate term outcome of the agility total ankle arthroplasty.
Claridge, R.J., Sagherian, B.H.

Preoperative lateral popliteal nerve block for intraoperative and postoperative pain control in elective foot and ankle surgery: a prospective analysis.
Grosser, D.M., Herr, M.J., Claridge, R.J., Barker, L.G.

Lateral trans-biceps popliteal block for elective foot and ankle surgery performed after induction of general anesthesia.
Herr, M.J., Keyarash, A.B., Muir, J.J., Kile, T.A., Claridge, R.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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