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Richard M. Singer, M.D.

Dr. Richard M. Singer has over 25 years of orthopedic surgical skills and specializes in the complex treatment of hand and wrist.

Dr. Richard M. Singer has over 25 years of orthopedic surgical skills and specializes in the complex treatment of the hand and wrist. Dr. Singer is fellowship trained in Hand Surgery and studied under the leadership and founders of Harold E. Kleinert, M.D. and Joseph E. Kutz, M.D. at the very prestigious Christine M. Kleinert Institute (CMKI), Hand and Microsurgery, at the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

His vast knowledge of leading techniques and innovative surgical methods provide each patient the best foundation for their recovery. Dr. Singer enjoys sharing his orthopedic knowledge with colleagues and serves as Clinical Associate Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery.


Hand Surgery
Complex treatment of Hand and Wrist

Medical Education

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Mich., M.D. 1978


General Surgery Wayne State University Department of Surgery, Detroit Medical Center 1979-1980
Orthopedic Surgery, Wayne State University Department of Orthopedic Surgery Detroit Medical Center 1980-1983

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Fellow Certificate of Added Qualification Hand Surgery, 1998-2008, Recertification 2009-2010
American College of ER Physicians, Recertification, 2009-2010


Hand Surgery Fellowship, University of Louisville, Department of Surgery, Section Hand Surgery, Kutz, Kleinert and Associates, July 1983-August 1984

Hospital Privileges

Beaumont Dearborn
Beaumont Taylor
Surgeons Choice Hospital



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Participating Insurances

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health and Life
  • Alliance Medicare PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • BCBS
  • BCBS Community Blue/PPO
  • BCBS HMO (Metro Detroit)
  • BCBS Complete
  • BCN
  • BCN Advantage
  • BCN HMO Connected Care
  • BCN Silver
  • BCN Gold
  • BCN Bronze
  • BWC – Ohio (Work Comp)
  • ChoiceCare – Humana Medicare Advantage
  • CCN (Community Care Network)
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Cares (Medicaid)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • DMC Care PPO
  • First Health
  • Genex
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Hap Senior Plus
  • Health Choice EPA or HMO, POS & PPO
  • Health Plan (PHCS)
  • Healthy Michigan Plan
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana Gold Choice
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Intracorp
  • McLaren Health Advantage
  • McLaren HMO (Commercial/POS)
  • McLaren Medicaid
  • McLaren Medicare Advantage
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Plus Blue
  • Medicare UPIN
  • Meridian
  • Meridian Advantage
  • MIChild (BCBS)
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Midwest Health Plan MIChild
  • Midwest Advantage
  • Molina Healthcare of Michigan Medicaid
  • Molina MIChild
  • MultiPlan PHCS
  • NPN (PPO National Provider Network)
  • Omnicare MI Child
  • PHCS (Private Health Care Systems)
  • Physician Health Plan
  • Preferred Choices PPO
  • Priority Health HMO
  • Priority Health PPO
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage
  • Railroad Medicare
  • St. John Health Partners
  • St. John Smart Plan
  • Smart Health/Ascension
  • Teamsters
  • Total Healthcare Cofinity
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Prime Remote
  • United HealthCare Golden Rule
  • United Oakwood Providers
  • US Dept. of Labor

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