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Ty E. Richardson, M.D.

Specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder.

Dr. Richardson specializes in treating athletic injuries and traumatic injuries to the knee and shoulder. He is a Texas native who attended undergraduate studies at Baylor University and medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Louisville where he had numerous publications and presentations in orthopedic trauma.

Dr. Richardson completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia where he was involved in extensive research in the arthroscopic treatment of shoulder injuries like rotator cuff tears and ligament injuries of the knee.

Dr. Richardson is a member of several national orthopedic and sports medicine organizations. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

World-Class Sports Medicine From an Esteemed Orthopedic Physician. Many sports injuries don’t require extensive treatment, but some warrant the expertise of a uniquely trained orthopedic physician like Dr. Richardson. If you are an athlete who has sustained an injury or is struggling to manage the effects of a chronic condition like arthritis, Dr. Richardson and our team are here to help.

Dr. Richardson specializes in the treatment of many sports injuries, particularly conditions that impact the shoulder and knee – two of the most complex joints in the body.

“The knee is the most commonly injured joint in the body. One reason for this is its large size and near-constant use, especially among athletes,” says Dr. Richardson. “For this reason, it’s important to take a proactive approach to treatment and promptly seek care if you develop pain.”

From conservative therapies and minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures to traditional surgery, Dr. Richardson leverages advanced methods to help his patients get back in the game as quickly and safely as possible.

Subspecialty: Sports Medicine

Specialists like Dr. Richardson possess a unique understanding of how musculoskeletal injuries impact athletic performance. Using evidence-based techniques, Dr. Richardson helps athletes of all levels prevent and bounce back from injury. He also caters to patients with overuse injuries from everyday activities and arthritis.

Common Injuries Treated by Dr. Richardson

Many sports injuries affect the shoulder and knee joints. Dr. Richardson commonly treats ACL tears, rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder injuries, joint sprains, bursitis, tendinitis, meniscus injuries, and various other conditions.

Procedures Performed by Dr. Richardson

Dr. Richardson excels in arthroscopic surgery, which uses a very thin surgical instrument with a camera on the end and other special tools to address many sports injuries without the need for large incisions, as well as total and reverse total shoulder replacement.

Additional Information About Ty E. Richardson, M.D.

4130 Dutchman's Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
Phone: (502) 897-1794
Fax: (502) 897-3852

3605 Northgate Court, Suite 207
New Albany, IN 47150
Phone: 812-920-0408
1990 B.S. Biology
Baylor University
Waco, Texas
1994 M.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
Kentucky : 31339
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Part 1 – July 1999
Part 2 – January 2002
Private Practice August 2000 – Present
Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic
4130 Dutchmans Lane

Louisville, KY 40207
Fellow – Sports Medicine August 1999 – July 2000
Hughston Clinic
6262 Veterans Parkway
Columbus, Georgia 31904

Resident July 1995 – June 1999
Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Louisville
Affiliated Hospitals
Louisville, KY 40292

Intern July 1994 – June 1995
General Surgery
University of Louisville
Affiliated Hospitals
Louisville, KY 40292
Animal Physiology Lab Instructor May 1987 – September 1987
| Introduction to Physical Evaluation September 1993 – May 1994
Fate of Vascularized Inlay and Onlay Bone Graft to Rabbit Zygoma. Simmons D., Gosain A.
Role of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein in Healing of Rabbit Tibial Defect. Calhoun J., Mader J.
Fracture Site Compression with Three Types of Intramedullary Nailing. Richard son T., Voor M., Seligson D.
Biomechanical Comparison of Expanding Interference Screw with Titanium Interference Screw for Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament with Patellar Tendon Graft; a Cadaveric Study. Richard son T., Voor M.
Clinical Results of the Intramedullary Compression Nail: The First Fifty Cases. Richard son T., Malkani A., Seligson D., Roberts C.
Effect of Tensioning Techniques on the Biomechanical Behavior of Hamstring Tendons for Anterior Cruciate Reconstruction. Richard son T., Terry G.
Fracture Site Compression with Three Types of Intramedullary Nailing. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, March 1998.
Fracture Site Compression and Motion with Three Types of Intramedullary Nailing. Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Residents Competition, Louisville, Kentucky, August 15, 1998 .
Fracture Site Compression and Motion with Three Types of Intramedullary Nailing. Osteosynthesis International Annual Meeting, Stuttgart, Germany, September 10, 1998 .
Fracture Site Compression and Motion with Three Types of Intramedullary Nailing. Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 8, 1998 .
Result of Compression Intramedullary Nailing, the First Fifty Cases, Present Kentucky of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting 2000.
Richard son T., Seligson D., Voor M.; Fracture Site Compression and Motion with Three Types of Intramedullary Fixation. Osteosynthesis International (6): 261-264, 1998.
Medical School: Honors, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pediatrics.
Residency: Best Resident Paper, second place, Louisville Orthopaedic Society, 1997. Best Resident Paper, third place, Louisville Orthopaedic Society, 1998.
Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Residents Competition, first place, 1998.
Roberts, Craig C. – Residency Director, University of Louisville, Sports Medicine.
Smith, Mark – University of Louisville, Clinical Faculty, Sports Medicine.
Ellis, John – University of Louisville, Clinical Faculty, Sports Medicine.
Tillett, Ed – University of Louisville, Orthopaedic Attending, Sports Medicine.

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Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

4130 Dutchman's Lane,
Suite 300,Louisville 40207
(502) 897-1794

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3605 Northgate Court,
Suite 207,New Albany 47150
(812) 920-0408

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic
4130 Dutchman's Lane
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40207
Northgate Medical Center
3605 Northgate Court
Suite 207
New Albany, IN 47150