Project Description

MEET

DR JOSHUA RICHARDS

Orthopedic Surgeon and Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF

Dr Joshua Richards

SPECIALTIES

LOCATIONS

  • Walnut Creek

  • Oakland

  • San Ramon

PHILOSOPHY OF CARE

“I like to learn about each patient’s injury and lifestyle in order to develop an effective treatment plan. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and exploring all that the Bay Area has to offer.”

WHERE

Can I See Dr Richards?

  • WALNUT CREEK REDWOOD
    2625 Shadelands Drive
    Walnut Creek CA 94598

  • Monday – Thursday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Friday
    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • OAKLAND
    80 Grand Avenue
    Suite 600
    Oakland, CA 94612

  • Monday – Thursday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Friday
    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • SAN RAMON 
    5201 Norris Canyon Road
    Suite 300
    San Ramon, CA 94583

  • Monday – Thursday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Friday
    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

SERVICES

With Dr Richards

LEARN MORE

About Dr Richards

Joshua Richards MD, MPH is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in surgeries of the hand and wrist, elbow, and shoulder. He is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at UCSF. He has performed thousands of complex reconstructive and fracture surgeries of the upper extremity since he began practice in 2006.

Dr. Richards obtained his Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology at Cornell University, his Masters of Public Health at Columbia University, and his Medical Degree at New York Medical College.

He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Program. He then returned to Cornell University’s Hospital for Special Surgery to complete his fellowship training in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery.

Dr. Richards has volunteered internationally in Haiti and Africa and locally for Operation Access and San Francisco General Hospital. He currently volunteers in the education of UCSF Hand Fellows.

  • Fellowship

    • Cornell: Hospital for Special Surgery

      New York, NY 2006

  • Residency

    • St. Mary’s Medical Center

      2005

  • Medical School

    • New York Medical College

      New York, NY 2000

  • College

    • Columbia University, Masters Public Health

      1996

    • Cornell University, BSc Neurobiology

      1994

Assisting the Doctor:

Golden State Ortho Doctor showing caring hands

Golden State Ortho Doctors are assisted by our clinical support teams which include Medical Assistants, X-Ray Technicians and more.

Reviews Mean So Much!

Reviews mean so much to both the doctor providing care as well as to prospective patients. We appreciate your reviews!

- Michael P

Dr. Richard’s was great! He explained things in a way that I could understand and made sure to answer all of my questions before the procedure. The surgery went well and I have full use of my hand again after only 2 weeks!

- Stuart

Dr. Richards takes time to explain the medical care and answer all questions thoroughly. His interaction and demeanor help establish trust in his care plans. Back office staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

- Healthgrades.com Review