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Richard W. Duncan, MD

Richard W. Duncan, MD

Spine Specialist

Originally from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Dr. Richard Duncan received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1988. After completing a five-year orthopedic surgical residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, he completed a one-year spine fellowship at Baylor Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

As a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon, Dr. Duncan is committed exclusively to spine care. He has been practicing spine surgery at Watauga Orthopaedics since 1994. With a special interest in minimally invasive techniques, Dr. Duncan was the first physician in the Tri-Cities to perform outpatient spinal surgery. He is also a certified physician of the back pain recognition program recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.