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Christopher J. Richards, MD Orthopedic Surgery

Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mary Washington Health Alliance
  • Mary Washington Medical Group

Mary Washington Orthopedics in affiliation with FOA
3310 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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Phone 540.373.4602

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  • Office Information

    Locations

    Address
    Mary Washington Orthopedics in affiliation with FOA
    3310 Fall Hill Ave
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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    Phone
    540.373.4602

    Fax
    540.310.0100

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    Address
    Mary Washington Orthopedics in affiliation with FOA
    4710 Spotsylvania Parkway
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
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    Address
    Mary Washington Orthopedics in affiliation with FOA
    90 Greenspring Dr.
    Stafford, VA 22554
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  • About

    About the Physician

    Mary Washington Healthcare welcomes Dr. Christopher Richards to Mary Washington Orthopedics in affiliation with FOA. Dr. Richards is a fellowship-trained sports medicine physician, specializing in minimally invasive and open treatment of knee and shoulder injuries. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. After residency, Dr. Richards chose to complete a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. During his fellowship training, he gained an expertise in cartilage restoration, hip arthroscopy, pediatric sports medicine, multi-ligamentous knee injuries, and other complex sports medicine procedures. Dr. Richards is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He also has a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Biomedical Engineering (musculoskeletal modeling). Dr. Richards enjoys golf, basketball, snowboarding and water sports. He has three children and will reside in Fredericksburg with his wife, Lauren.

  • Experience

    Education

    Type
    Education
    Major
    Degree
    Date Range
    Fellowship
    University of Pennsylvania
    Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    06/2018 - 07/2019
    Internship & Residency
    Cooper Hospital, Camden, NJ
    Orthopedic Surgery
    06/2013 - 06/2018
    Education
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
    Doctor of Medicine
    08/2009 - 05/2013

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