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Richard McPherson, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/Pain Management


Dr. McPherson is a seasoned, triple boarded physician who has been with Spine Team Texas serving the Rockwall area since 2008.

He provides quality comprehensive multimodal spine care, including advanced spinal interventions. After individualizing each patient’s specific case, he will create a personalized care plan to promote functional recovery. He is passionate about patient and personal education, often being asked to provide local continuing education to his peers.

He is involved with several professional organizations including: American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, International Spine Intervention Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Osteopathic Association, Texas Pain Society, and Texas Medical Association.

Areas of expertise/services provided:
  • Electrodiagnostic testing including EMG/NCS of spine-related and other neurologic pathology
  • Nerve blocks
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Facet injections
  • Peripheral joint injections (sacroiliac, knees, hips, shoulders)
  • Radiofrequency lesioning (rhizotomy), including cooled radiofrequency



Professional Qualifications

Board Certifications

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain Medicine
American Board of Pain Medicine

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine
University of North Texas Health Science Center-Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine; Fort Worth, TX


Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Texas; Dallas, TX
Fellowship in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
RehabNY; Buffalo, NY

Awards and Recognitions

Featured speaker for the Texas Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (Texas ACOFP, 2016)

Personal Interests

Dr. McPherson is no stranger to Texas as the Lone Star state is where he was raised. He is studying to become fluent in Spanish which will be of further benefit to his patients. He has multiple and varied interests ranging from writing/playing folk music, being an active outdoorsman, collecting historic memorabilia, and cultural travel.