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Dr. Richardson sees patients out of three office locations for the convenience of his patients. Give the office that works best for you a call!

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About Dr. Richardson

Andrew Barrister Richardson, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in Adult Reconstructive Joint Replacement focusing on primary hip and knee replacement (arthroplasty) as well as hip and knee revision arthroplasty. He has a special interest in robotic hip and knee replacement, muscle-sparing anterior total hip replacement, minimally invasive partial and total knee replacement rapid recovery protocols and outpatient hip/knee replacement.

Born and raised in Honolulu, Dr. Richardson is a third-generation Native Hawaiian orthopedic surgeon. He attended college at the University of California, Berkeley. He then attended the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Richardson completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, one of the nation’s top-ranked orthopedic training programs.

After completing his residency training in 2015, Dr. Richardson completed his subspecialist training in hip and knee joint replacement at the world-renowned Joint Implant Surgeons clinic in New Albany, Ohio. While there, he trained in state-of-the-art hip and knee replacement techniques and worked with internationally recognized experts Dr. Adolph V. Lombardi Jr. and Dr. Keith R. Berend.

Dr. Richardson is honored to continue his family’s orthopedic legacy in Hawaii. His grandfather, Dr. Barrister (Buster) Allen Richardson, was the first Native Hawaiian board-certified orthopedic surgeon, and his father, Allen B. Richardson, was an internationally recognized expert in orthopedic sports medicine.

In his spare time, Dr. Richardson is passionate about sports. He was co-captain of the men’s water polo team while at UC Berkeley, and he continues to enjoy canoe paddling, surfing, swimming, hiking, and spending time with his family.

The Healing Benefits of PRP

PRP has exceptional healing benefits because it’s made of concentrated platelets, your body’s natural healing agents. When you have ongoing pain due to an orthopedic condition, PRP therapy may be the solution you need.

What to Expect When Recovering From Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery can make the excruciating pain of arthritis disappear. But to reach that goal and experience the dramatic difference, you need to plan on at least 6-12 weeks of recovery. Here’s what to expect as you recover from knee surgery.

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Words from our patients

  • 5 star

    Dr. Richardson is excellent in what he specializes in- Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction.

    Denise H.
  • 5 star

    He is a very kind and patient doctor. He is knowledgeable and easy to talk to.

    Janet W.
  • 5 star

    Dr. Richardson was the best doctor through my whole ordeal.

    Leanne K.

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