Dr. Daniel Richmond is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College, Dr. Richmond attended medical school at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he also served as Chief Administrative Resident. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at The Bone and Joint Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio. During his training, Dr. Richmond gained experience participating in the care of high school, collegiate, international and professional athletes. He is currently a high school team physician and involved with youth sports.
Dr. Richmond’s primary areas of interest include disorders of the knee and shoulder. He has subspecialty expertise in knee arthroscopy, knee ligament reconstruction, fracture surgery and knee replacement surgery. In the shoulder, Dr. Richmond has vast experience in the arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff disorders, shoulder instability, as well as, fracture fixation and joint replacement surgery. In addition to the knee and shoulder, Dr. Richmond is experienced in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic trauma and fractures. He also has specialized training and performs arthroscopic surgery on the hip, elbow and ankle joints. As a former athlete, Dr. Richmond understands injured athlete and the importance that proper rehabilitation plays in the recovery of orthopaedic patients.
In addition to cutting edge surgical techniques, Dr. Richmond has a particular interest in the non-operative treatment of overuse injuries, as well as, mild to moderate degenerative joint disease. He believes that effective communication is an important component to successful patient care. The patient should understand the etiology of their particular problem, as well as the treatment rationale. This treatment usually encompasses modalities to reduce inflammation, such as injection therapy, modification of activities and specific rehabilitation to improve conditioning. When employed properly this treatment can often get patient back to function sooner and without surgery.
Dr. Richmond has been in practice at Comprehensive Orthopaedics and Sports Medicines since 1998 where he and his partner, Dr. Clifford Schob, lead a team of skilled and compassionate staff members.
Dr. Richmond is currently a member of
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
- New Jersey Orthopaedic Society