Dr. Richardson is Fellowship trained in orthopedic spine surgeon. Upon receiving his degree from Prairie View A&M University, he pursued his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey prior to a Fellowship at the Maryland Spinal Reconstructive Surgery Program in Baltimore.

Dr. Richardson is committed to both the biomedical and personal well-being of his all patients. In addition to the professional aspects of his field, Dr. Richardson places a priority on connecting with patients and their families. He believes in compassionate and individual care coupled with aptitude and ability. He has spent his career pursuing knowledge and experience so he can provide the highest degree of medical care. His passion is to use his ability to restore the quality of life to people struggling with orthopedic and spinal conditions and injury.

Biography

Born in Houston Dr. Richardson received his undergraduate bachelor’s degree at Prairie View A&M University. He then went on to attend medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Richardson completed his residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ); in his residency, he served as the chief resident his senior year, responsible for academic decision making for all junior residents.

Dr. Richardson completed Fellowship training in spine surgery at The Maryland Spinal Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship program in Baltimore, Maryland. He brings advanced and new treatment modalities in operative and non-operative care of the spine. Dr. Richardson is a member of several states and national surgeon organizations. Dr. Richardson practiced with Arvo Neidre, M.D. in the South Texas Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery Associates until he retired.


Specialties


Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Back Surgery

Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion

Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion

Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement (Cervical Arthroplasty)

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion ACDF

Posterior Cervical Laminectomies

Minimally invasive Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy

Minimally Invasive Discectomy

Posterior Lumbar Approaches

Deformity correction

Balloon Kyphoplasty

Spinal Cord Stimulation Implants

Peripheral Nerve Decompression

Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Ulnar Nerve Decompression

Conditions He Treats


Spinal and Vertebral Nerve Damage

Vertebral Disc Injury

Spinal Deformity

Carpal Tunnel

Ulnar neuropathy (pain, tingling, numbness)

 

Education & Fellowships


*Practiced with Arvo Neidre, M.D. in South Texas Orthopedic and Spinal Surgery Associates until he recently retired.

Fellowship Training in Spinal Surgery
Maryland Spinal Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Program in Baltimore, Maryland

Residency
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)

Medical School
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate
Prairie View A&M University Medical School

Affiliations


Citizen’s Medical Center, Victoria

DeTar Healthcare System, Victoria

Christus Santa Rosa, San Antonio

Methodist Hospital, San Antonio


Languages Spoken


English

Spanish