Richard J. Patterson, M.D.

Rich Patterson Residency: Temple University, Department of Orthopedics 1990-1995

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical Doctorate 1986-1990 Undergraduate: Dickinson College 1981-1985

Board Status: Board Certified

Society Memberships:   American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Committees:

SIPA Executive Board 2008 – present | Infection Control Committee 2006 -2009 | Chief of Surgery JMH  2001- 2004 | Winchester SurgiCenter Executive Board  1998 – 2000

Dr. Patterson is a native of Central Pennsylvania.  He attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and then moved south for medical school at the prestigious Georgetown University School of Medicine where he met his wife, Dr. Paige Patterson.  He completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. 

Dr. Patterson moved to Winchester in 1995 and has been in practice in the area since then.  His professional interests include joint replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and hand surgery.  He and his wife have three children; Stephen, Matthew and Daniel. 

Dr. Patterson is an avid golfer and has even had a hole in one at the Winchester Country Club, on August 30th, 2004! 

He enjoys spending time with his family and practices general orthopedic surgery with a focus on joint replacement, shoulder repair, and hand surgery, and general bone and joint injuries.

What’s New

  • AOSSM In Motion E-Newsletter Winter 2017

    The quarterly American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine In-Motion newsletter is now available, this quarter’s featured articles are: | Don’t Let an Avalanche of Injuries Curtail Your Cross Country Skiing | Proper Warm-up May Help Prevent Fencing Injuries | The Dangers of Extreme Weight-Cutting | Skin Infections in Wrestling | You can click here to […]

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  • AOSSM In Motion E-Newsletter Fall 2017

    The quarterly American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine In-Motion newsletter is now available, this quarter’s featured articles are: | What You Need to Know about Shoulder Instability and Bracing | SLAP TEARS 101 | Shoulder Replacement Does Not Mean Goodbye to Sports | Don’t Call the Tooth Fairy on the Field | You can click here […]

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  • AOSSM In Motion E-Newsletter Summer 2017

    The quarterly American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine In-Motion newsletter is now available, this quarter’s featured articles are: | The Magic of Stem Cells | Freezing Your Injuries with Cryotherapy—Good or Bad? | Patella Instability: When should surgery be considered? | Return to Play after ACL Reconstruction | You can click here to read/download it now.

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  • AOSSM In Motion E-Newsletter Winter 2017

    The quarterly American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine In-Motion newsletter is now available, this quarter’s featured articles are: | New Treatment for ACL Repair | Stress Fractures in Basketball | Are PRP injections a magic wand for fixing athletes? | Keep Rowing Injuries at Bay | You can click here to read/download it now.

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Courtney

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Courtney received notification that he has passed the 2016 Recertification Examination.  Dr. Courtney achieved a percentile rank of 100% on his examination.  We at BJSW want to Congratulate Dr. Courtney on this outstanding achievement!

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