Ross J. Richer, MD

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Areas of Specialty

Hand, Wrist & Elbow– Conditions and Injuries

Medical Degree

State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY


General Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


Combined Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Board Certifications

Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand
Board-Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Member, Connecticut Orthopaedic Society

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Dr. Richer specializes in conditions and injuries of the Hand, Wrist & Elbow.

Dr. Richer enjoys caring for a wide variety of musculoskeletal problems in all ages including sports and work related injuries, trauma, nerve disorders such as carpal tunnel, tendon and ligament conditions, and arthritis, just to name a few! What he most enjoys about orthopaedics is working with patients to help solve their musculoskeletal problems and improve their quality of life. His approach to patient care is serious, thorough, and compassionate. He seeks to provide non-operative means of care when possible and surgical care when appropriate

Outside of work Dr. Richer enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, tennis, skiing, and traveling.