Grand Rounds

Date: 9/27/2017
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: 2ACC Learning Center
Topic: TBA
Facilitator: Deana Mercer, MD



Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

MSC10 5600
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: 505-272-2231 (clinic hotline) 505-272-4107 (academic office)
Fax: 505-272-8098

Dustin Richter, MD (photo)


Name: Dustin L. Richter, MD
Title: Assistant Professor
Sports Medicine Fellowship Assistant Director
Director of Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Research
Specialty: Sports Medicine
Medical School: University of New Mexico
Residency: University of New Mexico
Fellowship: Sports Medicine - University of Virginia

Dr. Richter specializes in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and treats athletes of all ages and activity levels. His practice focuses on arthroscopic surgery of the knee, hip, and shoulder, with particular interest in complex knee ligament surgery and arthroscopic treatment of hip femoroacetabular impingement and other related conditions. He also performs surgery for shoulder instability, rotator cuff tears, and shoulder arthroplasty.

He completed his medical education and residency training at UNM, where he was named the UNM Orthopaedic Resident Instructor of the Year. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at the University of Virginia. He begins practicing orthopaedic surgery in the Department of Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Division at UNM in August 2016, and will serve as a Team Physician for the UNM Lobos varsity athletic teams.

Dr. Richter enjoys both basic and clinical research. His research interests include the treatment and clinical outcomes of multi-ligamentous knee injuries, revision ACL reconstruction, improvement of functional outcomes with sports injuries, and financial impact studies. He is a candidate member of AOSSM and AAOS, a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and is also an American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leader.

Publications

Publications on PubMed