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Richard Dentico, MD

Clinical Interests

Interventional Pain Management , Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Orthobiologics

Located In

Rhinebeck, Kingston


Dr. Dentico is Board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) with subspecialty in Sports medicine. He is a member of both AAPMR (American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) and Spine Interventional Society. He has also been trained under Gerard Malanga, MD and Jay Bowen, DO (co-founders of New Jersey Sports Medicine) a leading group in regenerative medicine.

Performed Spinal injections to include:

  • Lumbar and Cervical epidural steroid injections
  • Lumbar facet joint injection and Radiofrequency ablation procedures
  • Sacroiliac joint injection
  • Peripheral joint injection
  • Peripheral nerve hydrodissection
  • Ultrasound guided office based injection
  • Regenerative medicine injection ie platelet rich plasma injections
  • Prolotherapy injection

  • 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.


Atlantic Health Sports Medicine and Interventional Pain

Medical School

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY


Rutgers/UMDNJ, Newark, NJ

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Certification
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Subspecialty Sports Medicine Certification

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Member
  • Spine Interventional Society

Hospital Affiliations
  • Northern Dutchess Hospital
Ambulatory Surgery Center Affiliations
  • The Surgery Center at Orthopedic Associates (SCOA)

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2024-Present