Dr. Whipple is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who is well known for his work in hand and upper extremities whose interests include Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release and Orthopaedic Trauma and fracture care.
Outside interests include skiing, sailing, hiking and traveling.
Richard R. Whipple, M.D.Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hand Surgery Certificate of Added Qualifications
SpecialtyHand & Upper Extremity Surgery including Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacement, and Orthopaedic Trauma
EducationU.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
B.S., Biochemistry with honors, Brown University, Providence, RI
M.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
ResidencyOrthopaedic Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
FellowshipCompleted fellowship in Hand & Upper Extremity Reconstruction at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
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