Richard has successfully helped many athletes back to the highest level of competition. Specialising in sports surgery to the knee, foot and ankle, Richard’s expertise extends to:
arthroscopic (keyhole) and traditional open surgery
stabilisation surgery with ligament reconstruction
Following completion of his general orthopaedic surgery training, Richard spent six months specialising in sports surgery at the Adidas Unisports Sports Medicine centre in Auckland. Working with some of New Zealand’s most prominent sports surgeons, Richard focused on disorders of the knee and foot and ankle.
Here in Nelson, Richard maintains a high volume of knee arthroscopy and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. He has successfully helped many athletes back to the highest level of competition and is a member of the New Zealand Knee and Sports Society.
Richard strives to provide the latest in sports surgery techniques to the Nelson community.
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