Richard Jones, M.D.
|Dr. Richard B. Jones is a native of North Carolina, and is board-certified in orthopedic surgery. He has an undergraduate degree and was a four-year letterman in football at Lenoir Rhyne College. Dr. Jones received his medical degree from East Carolina University, and completed his orthopedic surgery training at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tenn., which is the oldest orthopedic training programs in the country. Dr. Jones completed a one-year sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, where he participated in research involving posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction of the knee. During that time, Dr. Jones was the team physician for Baldwin Wallace College and an assistant with the Cleveland Browns NFL team, the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA team, the Cleveland Indians MLB team, the Cleveland Rockers WNBA team, and the Barons NHL team.|
Upon returning to North Carolina, Dr. Jones served as a team physician for Western Carolina University for two years and is now a consultant for the team. He specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive knee surgery and shoulder surgery, general orthopedics, as well as specializing in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder replacement. He has shared his expertise in reverse shoulder replacement in educational settings with other orthopedic surgeons on a national and international level.
|Articles Written by Dr. Richard Jones
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Protecting your Youth League Pitcher
Shoulder Pain and the Rotator Cuff