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Haigler, Richard Edwin, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.62 out of 5 | 290 reviews
Orthopedic Surgery | Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Novant Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Clemmons
(336) 893-2400
Ratings
4.62
Overall rating
4.08
Administration and Staff
4.25
Medically Informed Visit
4.42
Bedside Manner
4.47
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Comments
Patient Comments 44 reviews
July 14, 2022
Thank you for your kindness
-Patient in YADKINVILLE, North Carolina

July 09, 2022
D4.Haigler is very professional and very pleasant. He always cares for the person and answers all questions. He cares about you as an individual. I would recommend him to anyone.
-Patient in EAST BEND, North Carolina

July 01, 2022
Needed to be more specific about pain control and what works best for condition.
-Patient in KING, North Carolina

June 24, 2022
I liked Dr. Haigler’s choice of words during his explanation. He didn’t say when I do the surgery on your shoulder, he said when I fix your shoulder.
-Patient in Clemmons, North Carolina

May 20, 2022
when i asked what dr found and how surgery went he not only explained but also drew a picture of what he was talking about so I could see and understand completely what was done. He explained in a way he used medical terms to where could understand and not feel like I was being talked down to like a 2yr old
-Patient in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina



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Practice locations
Novant Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Clemmons
(336) 893-2400
Novant Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - King
(336) 673-6500


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Education
Graduate School:
Case Western Reserve University
(2010)

Medical School:
Case Western Reserve University
(2010)

Internship:
Baylor College of Medicine 2011

Residency:
Baylor College of Medicine 2015

Fellowship:
Emory University 2016

Board Certifications:
Orthopaedic Surgery


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I am board-certified in orthopedic surgery and specialize primarily in sports medicine and shoulder surgery, with additional subspecialty interest and training in hip arthroscopy and hip preservation surgery.

Growing up in rural North Carolina, I saw the experiences of my grandparents and parents as they sought help with chronic health problems. I remember thinking how wonderful it would be to make a career of helping them, or people like them, get the best care available.

I focused on orthopedic surgery in medical school after learning how dramatically it can improve someone's life by relieving pain and improving function. I traveled across the country and internationally to train under the best surgeons at the best hospitals. My goal was to bring an elite level of care back home.

I have published multiple papers about clinical outcomes in shoulder replacement surgery (shoulder arthroplasty) and served as a peer reviewer for the journals Arthroscopy and American Journal of Sports Medicine. I am also an active volunteer with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Perhaps the most valuable skill I can offer, however, is my ability to listen to and understand people from varied backgrounds. These skills are critical, because the most effective healthcare comes from a partnership between provider and the patient. Being a good listener has allowed me to help a variety of patients, ranging from retirees looking for relief from osteoarthritis to professional and Division I athletes eager to resume competition.

Regardless of your circumstances, you can rest assured that I won't suggest surgery if I think less invasive therapies will work just as well or better.

When not working, I enjoy travel, outdoor activities, church and watching Wake Forest sports. I am married with no children.

Special Interests: Orthopedic Adult Reconstruction, Orthopedic Shoulder Surgery, Orthopedic Elbow Surgery, Orthopedic Knee Surgery, Osteoarthritis Treatment

Gender: Male