Richard H. Alfred M.D.
Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, General Orthopaedics, Trauma
The following are reviews from patients of Dr. Alfred.
“Dr. Alfred was very nice and kind. He knew what he wanted to do within 5 mins of reading my MRI.”
– Stephanie R.
“Dr. Alfred has always provided me with professional, friendly and good treatment for my arthritic knees.”
– Linda E.
“I was able to get a quick appointment and the follow-up tests. In addition, the doctor contacted me directly to review my options.”
– Richard R.
“Dr. Alfred saw me pretty quickly; he was straightforward and identified the problem pretty quickly. The day after my surgery, Dr. Alfred called as promised. His instructions were evident, and he answered all questions without hesitation.”
– Susan W.
“I was having some discomfort in my knee, so I decided to get it checked out. I made an appt with Dr. Alfred as he had set my daughter wrist after she broke it playing softball years ago. Dr. Alfred was charming, professional, and concerned. I would recommend the bone and joint center!”
– Eileen B.
“Very efficient check-in. Dr was personable, and thorough and quickly identified the problem.”
– M T.
“Very friendly and the staff was considerate to my needs. Thank you.”
– Robert R.
“Dr. Alfred is a fantastic doctor. He was able to correctly diagnose my daughter's fracture (which had not been identified by a previous provider). Dr. Alfred was able to outline a plan for its correction and provided me with a referral for the best pediatric provider. He is compassionate and had an excellent bedside manner. Dr. Alfred has not only cared for my daughter but also my husband. I highly recommend him and would not hesitate to see him again.”
– Dahlia C.
“Very professional, efficient and took the time to explain everything to me. Heather, who cast me, did an excellent job in explaining the post casting recommendations and the reasons behind the need to keep arm elevated. The entire staff was excellent. Thank you.”
– Jan B.
“Very efficient and super sweet!”
– Hannah S.
“Dr. Alfred listened to my problem and rapidly took care of it. He is friendly and knowledgable. I have gone to him several times.”
– Jean H.
“Great guy, recommend.”
– Jack K.
“Outstanding and very informative and friendly.”
– Jerry L.
“Dr. Alfred has always been attentive to my needs in a professional, knowledgeable and cheerful way.”
– Frank S.
“Dr. Alfred was very thorough; we are going ahead with the surgery.”
– Kevin S.
“Staff was friendly and courteous! Dr. Alfred was very personable!”
– John S.
“Dr. Alfred and his staff were all very friendly. They fit me in on the same day and didn't make me feel like I was an inconvenience. They were great with my family also. I would recommend Dr. Alfred to anyone that asked!”
– Stephanie W.
“Excellent, professional, the best. I thank god for Dr. Alfred. From the front counter, nurses, X-ray thank you to The Bone & Joint Center. You make the hurt feel better. Dr. Alfred helps and truly heals people.”
– Dave D.
“The evaluation was quick and easy, and the entire staff was pleasant and efficient.”
– Nichole G.
“Very positive. Dr. Alfred put me at ease immediately. He was straightforward, knowledgeable and kind.”
– Gayle J.
“Dr. Alfred is the best. He had done my husband’s knee surgery so, when our daughter was having issues, we knew to ask for him. Dr. Alfred is kind, knowledgeable and has a fantastic bedside manner. My daughter loved him and felt confident in his diagnosis.”
– Dawn O.
“Dr. Alfred and his staff are excellent in every way. He has been a recognized expert by everyone I’ve spoken to, and I am the lucky recipient of his expertise. Seeing him is like visiting with a friend who has your best interest at heart. Courteous and friendly staff too!”
– Russell G.
“Very attentive and accommodating.”
– James B.
“I love Dr. Alfred and his staff. I was seen at the Malta office and appreciated the greeting and sign in at the front counter, my time with Kristen and the great x-ray tech I did not get the name of. Dr. Alfred was spot on when he located the source of pain and his prescription for an MRI. I appreciated the attention during checkout as well as the camaraderie of the whole staff. I’ll be back in touch soon.”
– Jane K.
“Dr. Alfred performed both my knee surgeries and is the only person that I will go to for anything related to my knees or shoulders. I trust him completely, and he has built a great relationship with me over the years. I always look forward to seeing him, even though it means I need something fixed.”
– Chukwuma A.
“Outstanding - Dr. Alfred always helps me with all of my bone and joint issues, and he still gets me on the road to recovery very quickly. Great Doc and great staff. Thank you.”
– Bob C.
“I have been a patient of Dr. Alfred for over 30 years. Throughout my many surgeries and family orthopedic issues, Dr. Alfred has always been there for my family. Whether it be a weekend or evening issue Dr. Alfred has always responded to our needs. Without question he is the best and l will forever be indebted to him for his genuine concern, care and expertise in dealing with my orthopedic injuries.”
– Tommy I.
“It was an enjoyable experience. Dr. Alfred took the time to explain every question I asked.”
– Dorothy S.
“Dr. Alfred is an outstanding orthopedist. He has excellent diagnostic and surgical skills plus an excellent bedside manner. He’s good at explaining things on your level and enjoys having a good time with his patients.”
– Stuart B.
“Timely and efficient. The best part was that Dr. Alfred said my name correctly. May not seem like much, but it means a lot to me.”
– Tanshania N.
– Geralyn F.
“Dr. Alfred is amazing! I am 17 years old and have a knee injury. I saw Dr. Alfred after my MRI was done. My mother was home sick in bed so my older sister had to bring me to my appointment. He was very understanding that my parent wasn’t there and still treated myself and my adult sister with the absolute best care. I actually can’t wait to see him again in 3 weeks! Thank You, Dr. Alfred!”
– Carolyn W.
“Dr. Alfred has always immediately understood how I feel and what I’m cautious about. He makes me feel like he cares.”
– Claire M.
“The Dr, radiologist and support staff were attentive, prompt and efficient. It was a delightful experience.”
– William C.
“Girls at the front desk very friendly. Dr. Alfred showed up right on time, the conversation about my complaint wasted no time and he asked all the right questions. X-Rays were quick and no waiting. Dr. Alfred came right in again, explained what was found clearly and scheduled more tests. Excellent experience. Well done.”
– Thomas C.
“Very professional, kind, made me feel very safe.”
– Patricia B.
“Concise waiting time and very courteous front desk receptionist. Dr. Alfred and his nursing staff were very professional and friendly and sensitive to my issue.”
– Dr B.
“My son was seen right away and received excellent care. Very happy with Dr. Alfred.”
– Catherine G.
“Dr. Alfred and his staff are excellent at what they do providing state of the art medical care in a warm and caring old fashion way.”
– Maribeth P.
“Overall I would recommend you guys, my friends, and family.”
– Mark D.
“I love coming to The Bone & Joint Center, the care from the first contact with the nurses, techs, and Physicians has always been professional, courteous and reasons to return time and time!”
– Cathy M.
“Dr. Alfred was very personable and professional.”
– Jane P.
“Dr. Alfred was great explained everything to me and made sure I understood everything he was talking about.”
– Katherine W.
“Professional and timely. Excellent service.”
– Mark D.
“Dr. Alfred is great. Figured out the issue with my shoulder quickly. Gave me the shot I needed. Explained the problem and was warm and personable.”
– Wendy K.
“He is excellent. He knows what he is doing and comes right to the point! He is #1!”
– Bob P.
“Dr. Alfred was personable and described exactly what was going on. The experience was quick.”
– Colleen E.
“Very professional, very caring did not have to wait long at all.”
– Marianne D.
“Dr. Alfred has a great sense of humor along with an easily explained diagnosis. The staff are quick, accurate and very friendly.”
– David K.
“Dr. Alfred was great and my surgery went well. My after surgery visits were professional.”
– James M.
“Dr. Alfred is always friendly, professional, and very caring. His skill as a surgeon has kept me active in the sports I love longer than I believed possible. I would definitely recommend him to friends and family.”
– Cathy M.
“I enjoy my visits with him. He explains everything and listens to my concerns.”
– Cheryl P.
“I love Dr Alfred. He is thorough attentive and patient. He explains everything so I understand and has excellent bedside manor after surgery and during follow up, post surgery as well. Friendly, polite and professional.”
– Agena F.
“Very professional and personable while communicating effectively with friendliness.”
– Scott S.
“Diagnosed with cause of pain in right heel, instep, arch, big toe joint and big toe as: Arthritis That alone was comforting as well as Dr. Alfred's excellent touch during treatment. It is a relief to know that I will be under his care while in the Albany/Saratoga region.”
– Hugh G.
“Dr. Alfred is a great physician. He has done multiple shoulder repairs on me. Dr. Alfred is a busy doctor but explains everything to his patients and answers any question you have. I would and have recommended him to many people. He can be trusted.”
– Dawn V.
“I was there for my daughter who is 3 and broke her wrist. Everyone was very nice and very helpful. From front desk to the medical assistant to the cast tech and X-ray tech to Dr. Alfred. Overall great experience!”
– Stacy M.
“Always listens, calls to check on my recovery, skilled surgeon!”
– Jim W.
“Everyone there was fabulous. Thank you for the quick and great attention my 6 yr got. Excellent care and great doctors. So caring thank you.”
– Michelle C.
“Very professional service. No long waits. Nice office.”
– Anna B.
– James S.
“I have been seeing Dr. Alfred for 1 year and a half. He has THE BEST bedside manner. If l ever again had to have an ortho surgery, Dr. Alfred would be the only surgeon l would go to. His reputation preceeds him and am very grateful he is in the Capital District. Thanks a million Dr. Alfred.”
– Susan H.
“My experience with Dr. Alfred was Amazing. I would like to thank him and his staff for everything.”
– Shelton H.
“A quick but very thorough exam, easy way to get on the road to recovery. I've been in the health field for many years and I would recommend the Bone and Joint center to all my friends and family.”
– Joseph B.
“Dr. Alfred has been my orthopedic doctor and surgeon for almost thirty years. I guess that speaks volumes!”
– Lynne S.
“Dr. Alfred is excellent. I received great care. My injury has healed.”
– Raymond C.