David R. Richardson, M.D.

Dr. Richardson

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Oxford, MS

Joined Staff

August 2005


Baylor University 1994

Med School: Quillen College of Medicine 1999

Residency: University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic, 1999-2004

Other Information

Fellowship: Carolina Medical Center-OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Institute Fellowship 2004-2005


Board Certification: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2007 Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2007, re-certified 2017

Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certified


University Appointments: UT Professor, University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Other:UT-Campbell Clinic Board of Directors



Dr. Richardson grew up in Memphis, TN and loves this region. He graduated from Baylor University and Quillen College of Medicine. He then completed his orthopaedic residency at UT-Campbell Clinic and his orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Richardson’s focus areas are Minimal Incision Surgery (MIS), Total Ankle Replacement in the outpatient setting, tendon disorders including transfers, and foot and ankle sports surgery. Dr. Richardson was program director at UT-Campbell Clinic from 2008-2013 and serves on the Board at UT-Campbell Clinic. Dr. Richardson has published numerous articles and book chapters on foot and ankle disorders and surgical techniques and lectures extensively around the country.

Dr. Richardson lives in midtown Memphis with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys running, tennis, reading, and spending time with his family and friends.


Professional Societies and Academic Interests:

  • Professor: University of Tennessee, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Board Certified)
  • Foot and Ankle International Editorial Committee
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Mississippi Medical Society
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Tennessee Orthopaedic Society
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society (JRGOS)
  • American Medical Association
  • Memphis Orthopaedic Association

Ankle Conditions

  • Ankle and Foot pain
  • Ankle Instability
  • Dropped Arch
  • Foot and Ankle Arthritis
  • Tendon Ruptures (including Achilles)
  • Tendonitis
  • Nerve Palsy including Foot Drop

Ankle Surgeries

  • Arthroscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Ankle Fracture Fixation
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Repair & Reconstruction
  • Ankle Stabilizations
  • Cartilage Repair Procedures
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Transfers
  • Total Ankle Replacement

Foot Conditions

  • Arthritis of the Midfoot and Forefoot
  • Bunion
  • Cavovarus (High Arch) Foot
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot Drop
  • Lesser Toe Conditions (Claw Toe, Mallet Toe, Hammer Toe)
  • Turf Toe
  • Foot fractures and dislocations

Foot Surgeries

  • Minimal Incision Bunion Correction
  • Cavus (High Arch) Foot Reconstruction
  • Flatfoot Reconstruction
  • Foot Fracture and Dislocation Fixation
  • Foot Fusion Procedures
  • Toe Deformity Correction including Minimal Incision Surgery

Non-Surgical Treatment

  • Bracing, Orthotics and Shoe Modification
  • Physical Therapy
  • Injections (Steroid or Viscosupplementation)
  • Orthobiologics (Stem Cell Therapy)



Dr. Richardson – Introduction

Dr. Richardson – Big Toe Arthritis

Dr. Richardson – Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics

Dr. Richardson – Sports Injuries

Dr. Richardson – Foot Bunions

Dr. Richardson – Bunion Treatment



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