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Richard Birdwell, DO

Doctor of osteopathy

My specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteopathy

Professional interests

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Fractures, bone
  • Direct anterior total hip surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Shoulder arthroscopy and rotator cuff repair
  • Total knee replacement, partial knee, revision knee surgeries
  • Knee arthroplasty
  • Hip replacement, arthroplasty

I am a board-certified doctor of osteopathy specializing in orthopedic surgery.  As an orthopedist, my professional interests include total joint replacement; direct anterior approach total hip replacements; partial, total and revision total knee surgeries, knee arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, as well as carpal tunnel surgery and fracture care.

Hometown: Wichita, KS

Best part of my work: Watching patients get their life back after major surgery.

How I spend my free time: I enjoy coaching my daughter's soccer team, playing golf, fishing, hunting, and snowboarding at Wild Mountain with my kids.

Favorite health tip: Drink plenty of water and keep active.

 

Credentials
DO
Board-certified specialties
Orthopedic Surgery
Osteopathy
Specialties
Orthopedics
Personal interests
Coaching
Fishing
Golf
Hunting
Snowboarding
Educational institutions
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Memberships
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
American Osteopathic Association
Sigma Sigma Phi: A National Honorary Osteopathic Fraternity
Residencies
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, the Medical Center of Independence
Years of experience
12
Hospital affiliations
Cambridge Medical Center
Mercy Hospital
Mercy Hospital – Unity Campus

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Allina Health Blaine Clinic
10705 Town Square Dr NE
Town Square Professional Building, Suite 100
Blaine, MN 55449
763-236-5400 763-236-5400
Allina Health Cambridge Clinic
701 S Dellwood St
Cambridge Medical Center
Cambridge, MN 55008
763-689-8700 763-689-8700
Allina Health Mercy Orthopedics Clinic
11850 Blackfoot St NW
Mercy Specialty Center, Suite 450
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
763-236-0800 763-236-0800

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