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Benjamin Stephens Richards, III, MD

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Credentialed by Children's Health


Primary Location
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, Texas  75219
Tel:  214-559-7558
Board Certification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken: English
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Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

Saint Louis University School of Medicine (1981)

Internship

University of California at San Diego Medical Ctr (1982), General Surgery

Residency

University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics (1986), Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship

Parkland Memorial Hospital (1987), Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Departments & Programs

Departments & Programs

Orthopedics - Dallas
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Blount’s disease of the tibia (bow legs)
  • Clubfeet
  • Congenital pseudoarthrosis of the tibia
  • Scoliosis in children and adolescents
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Selected Publications

  • Right thoracic curves in presumed adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: which clinical and radiographic findings correlate with a preoperative abnormal magnetic resonance image, B.S. Richards, D.J. Sucato, C.E. Johnston, M. Diab, J.F. Sarwark, L.G. Lenke, S. Parent Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2010 35 (20) 1855-60
  • The use of rhBMP-2 for the treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia: a case series, B.S. Richards, M.E. Oetgen, C.E. Johnston J Bone Joint Surg Am 2009 92 177-85
  • A comparison of two nonoperative methods of idiopathic clubfoot correction: the Ponseti method and the French functional (physiotherapy) method, B.S. Richards, S. Faulks, K.E. Rathjen, et al. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2008 90 (11) 2313-2321
  • Lenke 1C (King type II) Curves Surgical recommendations, B.S. Richards Orthop Clin North Am 2007 38 (4) 511-20
  • Repeat Surgical Interventions Following Definitive Instrumentation and Fusion For Idiopathic Scoliosis, B.S. Richards, B.P. Hasley, V.F. Casey Spine 2006 31 3018-26

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Scoliosis Research Society

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Vice-President - Scoliosis Research Society (2009)
  • President - Pediatric Society of North America (2008)

Appointments & Locations

Appointments & Locations

Primary Location
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, Texas  75219
Tel:  214-559-7558