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Dr. Ross Richer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
2.8 (9)
Map Pin Small Fairfield, CT
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21 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Ross Richer, MD

Dr. Ross Richer, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Fairfield, CT. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo and is affiliated with Yale New Haven Hospital, St. Vincent's Medical Center and Bridgeport Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Richer an average 2.8 star rating.

Dr. Richer works at Practice in Fairfield, CT with other offices in Shelton, CT and Bridgeport, CT. They frequently treat conditions like Fracture of Hand and Fingers along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Richer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Fairfield Surgery Center LLC
    305 Black Rock Tpke, Fairfield, CT 06825 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 337-2600
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Orthopaedic Specialty Group
    760 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 337-2600
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  3. 3
    Bridgeport Hospital
    267 Grant St, Bridgeport, CT 06610 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 384-3000
    Monday
    Closed Open 24 Hours
    Tuesday
    Closed Open 24 Hours
    Wednesday
    Closed Open 24 Hours
    Thursday
    Closed Open 24 Hours
    Friday
    Closed Open 24 Hours
    Saturday
    Closed Open 24 Hours
    Sunday
    Closed Open 24 Hours
  4. 4
    Office
    2 Enterprise Dr Ste 204, Shelton, CT 06484 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 944-0042

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Yale New Haven Hospital
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center
  • Bridgeport Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Osteoarthritis of Hand

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Trigger Finger
Wrist Fracture
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Fracture Treatment Closed
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger Release
De Quervain's Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Hand Fracture
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Release
De Quervain's Release
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Tenotomy
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Tendon Repair
Synovial Biopsy
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement
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    About Dr. Ross Richer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1295919744
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • State University of New York at Buffalo
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Richer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Richer has seen patients for Fracture of Hand and Fingers, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Richer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Richer. The overall rating for this provider is 2.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Richer.

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