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

  • What is a partial knee replacement, and is it right for me?

    Article by Richard J. Patterson, M.D.   Partial knee replacement is a procedure to address the arthritis pain in a limited area of the knee. Physicians divide the knee into three {compartments — patellofemoral compartment, medial tibiofemoral compartment and lateral tibiofemoral compartment. A patient with arthritis can have different compartments affected in a non-unifom fashion. […]


  • What is a torn hip labrum?

    Article by James W. Larson, III, M.D.   The labrum is a soft ring of cartilage that circles around the hip socket. It’s purpose is to make the hip more stable. It can be torn either in a single accident where the hip is twisted forcefully, or by repetitive damage due to a syndrome known […]


  • 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.


  • 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!


  • AOSSM In Motion E-Newsletter Summer 2016

    The quarterly American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine In-Motion newsletter is now available, this quarter’s featured articles are: | Strong Hamstrings May Prevent Injury | Wearable Technology – From Weekend Warrior to Professional Athlete | The Olympics and the Zika Virus | Don’t Skimp on Safety and Get Injured Skimboarding | You can click here […]