richard alfred md

Dr. Alfred is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in sports medicine injuries.  

He is the trauma physician for Saratoga Racecourse, team physician for Siena College, Hudson Valley Community College, and Russell Sage College. He is the former training camp physician for the New York Football Giants.  

Dr. Alfred is a native of Albany and a graduate of Albany High School. 

Richard Alfred, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon


Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Trauma


A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
M.D., Albany Medical College, Albany, NY


Orthopaedic Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY


Completed fellowship in Sports Medicine at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Associations / Awards

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY   
  • Clinical Instructor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
  • Member of:

    • Fellow, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons  (AAOS)
    • Diplomate, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Alpha Omega Alpha, Albany Medical College - 1980, Albany NY 

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Albany Medical Center
  • St. Peter's Hospital
  • Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center


Albany, Saratoga