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About Dr. Richardson

Andrew Barrister Richardson, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with locations in Honolulu, Waipio, and Kahului, Hawaii. Dr. Richardson specializes in adult reconstructive joint replacement with a focus on outpatient joint replacement including total hip replacement, total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and revision total joint 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.

Dr. Richardson’s special interests include muscle-sparing anterior approach total hip replacement, minimally invasive partial and total knee replacement, complex revision hip and knee reconstruction, rapid rehabilitation protocols, and outpatient or same-day surgery hip and knee replacement.  

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.

When a Hip Replacement Is Your Best Option

Did you know that 29% of women and 19% of men develop hip osteoarthritis? As osteoarthritis causes progressive joint damage, any of them could end up needing a hip replacement. Read on to learn when it’s time to consider getting a new hip.

Adjusting to Life With Arthritis

Of the 54 million adults with arthritis, nearly 44% end up limiting their activities. But you can take steps to protect your joints, ease the pain, and limit the progressive damage. Here are our four top tips for improving life with arthritis.

What Is Sports Medicine?

Sports medicine targets everyone who’s active. Whether you sustain an injury during competitive sports or while enjoying a walk with friends, sports medicine specialists are trained to help you fully recover, regain strength, and get back to action.

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Testimonials

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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