Richard M. Ozuna, M.D.

Spine Specialist
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My philosophy is to let my patients know that they are listened to, cared for, and treated like family.

Verified Patient Rating: 4.6
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Dr. Richard Ozuna is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program and the UCLA Medical Center Spine Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Ozuna is an expert on the treatment of back and neck disorders. Dr. Ozuna uses ad­vanced techniques such as minimally invasive micro-surgery and complex spinal reconstruction. He is actively involved in research and some of the most successful world-wide spinal implant developments. He also has been elected as one of the Best Doctors in America from 2006-Present.

Dr. Ozuna is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


  • Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors of America® from 2003-2008
  • Best Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Boston, Boston Magazine (2006, 2007)
  • North American Spine Society Research Grant (Oct. 1998)
  • The Claude Ville, M.D. Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School (Sept. 1986)


  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Essex Orthopedic Society
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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“I have been extremely pleased with Dr Ozuna and his staff. They have always treated me with the utmost respect and genuine concern regarding my specific issues. There are some things that simply can't be fixed as our bodies start to break down, but there has always been a genuine, sincere effort in doing everything within their power using today's latest technology to get me to as much of a pain free day as much as possible. My specific issues have been in my lower back, and to all those Back Pain sufferers out there, the skills and expertise of all the Dr's out there is only part of what makes an outstanding Dr. The rest that makes a difference in the care you receive is the Dr's and staffs Attitude toward Each and every patient under their care. Dr Ozuna and his staff have it all. I would highly recommend his treatment if your in need of an Excellent Dr or surgeon.”
– Robert K.