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Northern Light Orthopedics welcomes surgeon

Date: 09/29/2022

Northern Light Orthopedics in Bangor is excited to announce Megan Richards, MD, FRCSC, has joined their team. In a dominantly male field, she joins a practice where an impressive five of seven surgeons are female.

Dr. Richards specializes in reconstruction of the lower extremity, including hip, knee, and ankle arthritis. She has a special interest in minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty utilizing the direct anterior approach to total hip arthroplasty.

Dr. Richards earned her medical education from Memorial University of Newfoundland, completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Ottawa. She completed a Foot and Ankle fellowship at the University of Toronto and an Adult Reconstruction fellowship at the University of Western Ontario.

She is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and board eligible for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. She is a member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, The Canadian Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society and a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Dr. Richards specializes in treating:
  • Non-operative and operative treatment of hip, knee, and ankle arthritis
  • Primary hip and knee replacements
  • Revision hip and knee replacements
  • Minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty in the appropriate patient population
  • Ankle Arthroplasty
  • Foot and Ankle Deformity Correction
  • Foot arthritis
  • Diabetic Charcot joints
  • Ligament tears
  • Tendon and nerve disorders