Dr. Richard Strain is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and the senior partner of the practice who specializes in the treatment of hip and knee arthritis as well as sports injuries. He performs many hip and knee replacements annually and is familiar with the latest surgical techniques and implants, including minimally-invasive surgery. In addition, he treats ligament and tendon injuries commonly seen in athletes such as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, meniscus tears, and rotator cuff or labral tears. Most of these conditions, if they require surgery, are done arthroscopically in a minimally-invasive fashion to speed up recovery after surgery. Dr. Strain also sees patients in the office for general orthopaedic conditions.
Dr. Strain has been practicing continuously in the South Florida for nearly 30 years. A native of Davie, Florida, Dr. Strain’s attended Tulane University as an undergraduate and Vanderbilt University for medical school. His orthopaedic residency training was completed through the Harvard University Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program and he received additional training in hip and knee replacements at Harvard University under Richard Scott, M.D., a pioneer in joint replacement surgery. Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Strain was previously the Chief of Sports Medicine at the University of Miami. Dr. Strain is also active in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and serves on the Committee on Professionalism, which is an important regulatory and disciplinary body for orthopaedic surgeons. Dr. Strain’s hobbies include farming and equestrian.