An active athlete himself, Dr. Richard Meyer, Jr. understands the harm an injury can do to a person’s lifestyle, whether they’re a pro athlete or someone who just enjoys staying on the move. A board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with Orthopaedic Specialists of New Orleans, he has the experience and unique understanding required to give both conservative and surgical advice to active patients of all ages.
Orthopaedic Specialists of New Orleans offers full-service orthopaedic care with a concentration on Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Hand Surgery and has the highest five-star rating by SurgeonRatings.org. The practice offers hip replacements using the advanced anterior approach and robotic knee surgery. Dr. Meyer is a clinical instructor for hip surgery using the anterior approach and for computer-navigated surgery. He has lectured and conducted surgical workshops on this approach for hip replacements locally and internationally.
Dr. Meyer is the only fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon in both Hip & Knee Reconstruction and Sports Medicine at Touro Infirmary. He has received education and/or training from Phillips Academy Andover, Johns Hopkins University, Tulane, and University of Virginia.
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