David B. Richards, M.D.

Dr. David Richards, M.D.
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DEPARTMENT(S): Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine

YEAR JOINED GGC: 2016

UNDERGRADUATE: Bachelor of Science Microbiology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

MD DEGREE: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

FELLOWSHIP: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, The Lipscomb Clinic at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN

INTERNSHIP: General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

RESIDENCY: Orthopaedic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

BOARD CERTIFIED: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Subspecialty CAQ in Sports Medicine

DIRECT LINE: (270) 782-7800

WEBSITE: www.wkona.net

BIO:

Dr. Richards received his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas in 1987. He completed his internship in general surgery and his orthopaedic residency training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee from 1987-1992.

Dr. Richards completed his Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship at the Lipscomb Clinic at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee from 1992-1993. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has Specialty CAQ Board Certification in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Richards has staff privileges at Greenview Regional Hospital, The Medical Center at Bowling Green and The Medical Center at Franklin. He is a fellow of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Dr. Richards has been a team physician for WKU for 17 years as well as serving as WKU’s head team physician and Medical Director since 2011.

Dr. Richards is pleased to offer treatment for:
– Fracture care – Adult and Pediatric
– Arthritis and related conditions
– All manner of Sports Medicine
– Advanced Arthroscopic Treatment of shoulder, knee, elbow, and ankle conditions including knee ligament, cartilage disorders, meniscus, patellorfemoral disorders, rotator cuff, bursitis, arthritis, biceps disorders and shoulder instability
– Adult joint reconstruction including total and partial knee replacement, patellorfemoral replacement, total shoulder and reverse total shoulder replacement
– Tendon Repair and OATS procedure

LOCATION(S)

  • WKONA
    165 Natchez Trace Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42103, USA

WKONA

165 Natchez Trace Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42103, USA

The physicians and staff at WKONA strive to provide unparalleled, comprehensive orthopedic and neurosurgical care to our patients in a professional and caring environment.