Dr. John C. Richmond is Medical Director for Network Development at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). Previously, he served as Chairman of Orthopedics at NEBH for over a decade.
In addition to his work at NEBH, Dr. Richmond holds an academic appointment as Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine and has served as the President of the Eastern Orthopedic Association.
An active researcher and surgical pioneer, Dr. Richmond’s main interests have included ligament and cartilage injury, biology, and healing. He has been a member of research teams that have received the O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award in 1995 and the Cabaut Memorial Basic Science Research Award in 2007, both from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. His primary clinical interests today lie in the treatment of sports injuries and arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder. Dr. Richmond maintains his clinical practice through the Boston Sports and Shoulder Center in Chestnut Hill.
Prior to joining NEBH, Dr. Richmond served as both Vice Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics and Director of the Sports Medicine Clinic at New England Medical Center. For 25 years he was the head team physician for the Tufts University Athletic Department, and now serves as a consultant to the Athletic Department. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a subspecialty certificate in orthopaedic sports medicine. Dr. Richmond earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in Marine Biology.
Professor: Tufts University School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Sports Medicine)
Tufts University School of Medicine, 1976
University of Pennsylvania Health System, 1978
Tufts Medical Center, 1981
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine