Dr. Richardson

Dr. Glen Richardson MD, FRCSC

Residency Director, Arthroplasty Surgeon


Dr. Richardson is a full time Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Dalhousie University. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Richardson specializes in adult hip and knee arthroplasty, both primary and revision surgery.

Clinical Data:

2013 − 2014 Patient Visits: 3,007 OR Cases: 390 ER Admissions: 83

2012 − 2013 Patient Visits: 3,038 OR Cases: 298 ER Admissions: 91

2011 − 2012 Patient Visits: 2,858 OR Cases: 327 ER Admissions: 57

After completing the Orthopaedic Residency Training Program at Dalhousie University in 2001, Dr. Richardson went on to complete Fellowships in Adult Reconstruction at Duke University in 2002 and in Sports Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 2003.  He returned to Atlantic Canada in 2003 and began practicing Orthopaedic Surgery at the Atlantic Health Sciences Centre in Saint John, New Brunswick.  In 2008, Dr. Richardson moved to Halifax and joined the Dalhousie University Division of Orthopaedic Surgery with a focus on hip and knee arthroplasty.  While practicing in Halifax, Dr. Richardson obtained a Masters of Health Information Science from the University of Victoria in 2011.  Dr. Richardson is committed to advancing his field of specialty, and is currently working on a number of research projects including collaborative research utilizing RSA technology for hip and knee replacements.  He is a member of the Orthopaedic Residency Training Committee as well as the Canadian Orthopaedic Society’s Continuing Professional Development Committee and has assisted in the training and professional development of many medical students, residents, and fellows.


Dr. Richardson is the President of the Nova Scotia Orthopaedic Society as well as a member of numerous clinical associations including the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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