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Richard B. Perkins, MD

Located In

Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Rhinebeck


Dr. Perkins is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County. He completed a Fellowship in Spine Surgery at the San Francisco Spine Institute. He has extensive training in non-operative and operative management of spinal conditions for both degenerative and deformity conditions. He is trained in minimally invasive spinal procedures such as microdiscectomy and kyphoplasty. Dr. Perkins performs surgeries using less than 1 inch incision.

  • Commercial Plans
  • Managed Medicare
Anthem / BCBS (Non-NY)
  • Cards with the “PPO” inside the suitcase logo
  • Commercial, CHP, Exchange, Medicare HMO & PPO
Cigna / Great West
  • Commercial CT, MetroNY
  • Cigna MetroNY
  • Commercial (including Exchange)
  • Managed Medicare
  • GHI: CBP, National, Tristate; Bridge, Network Access, Medicare Choice PPO
  • HIP: Prime, Premium, Select Care, Bridge, Medicare VIP Prime/Bold/Reserve
  • With Connecticare: HMO/PPO/POS and Medicare Choice / Passage
Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Commercial and Exchange (except for connection and connection exchange)
  • Managed Medicare
  • Medicare, Medicaid, CHP, Exchange, Essential

  • Exchange, Individual, Essential Plans
New York Medicare

New York State Health Insurance Program
  • Empire Plan
New York State Workers Compensation

No Fault

TriCare East- Humana Military

United Healthcare
  • Commercial Charter, Choice, Core, Navigate, Nexus, PPO, Select and Doctors plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Managed Medicare
United Healthcare Oxford
  • Oxford Commercial Liberty, Oxford Freedom, Oxford Metro Plan

Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County (OADC) accepts most major insurance plans. Please see the list of accepted insurance plans below and confirm that OADC participates with your plan prior to scheduling an appointment. If you have additional questions, please call our offices at (844) 982-0241 and our team will be happy to provide additional information.


Fellowship in Orthopedic Spine Surgery: San Francisco Spine Institute, San Francisco, CA

Medical School

New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY


Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Maryland Medical Center Shock Trauma, Baltimore, MD


Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certification

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Dutchess County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York North American Spine Society

Ambulatory Surgery Center Affiliations
  • The Surgery Center at Orthopedic Associates (SCOA)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Health Alliance of Hudson Valley Mary’s Avenue
  • Northern Dutchess Hospital
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2015-Present
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