Richard Rogachefsky, M.D.

Richard Rogachefsky, M.D.

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Dr. Richard Alan Rogachefsky is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. His medical expertise is in Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. In 1983, Dr. Rogachefsky earned a B.A. in Biology from the University of Rochester (Rochester, New York). He received his medical degree in 1987, at University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois. His professional training continued with the completion of a Surgical Internship at Jackson Memorial Medical Center’ Department of Surgery, Miami, Florida, followed by a highly regarded Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at the University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital’s Department of Orthopedics. His 22 years of experience also involve an intense interest in research, which resulted in numerous articles and presentations features in peer medical publications. He has co-authored 3 books: “The Wrist and Hand”, “The Elbow: Anatomy, Pathology and Diagnosis” and “Hand Rehabilitation after Surgery”.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • WellPoint
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
Medical Degree

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Internship(s)

University of Miami School of Medicine / Jackson Memorial Medical Center - Surgery

Residency(ies)

University of Miami School of Medicine / Jackson Memorial Medical Center - Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship(s)

University of South Florida / Tampa General Hospital - Hand and Microsurgery


Honors and Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • facs
  • American College of Surgeons
    American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
    American Medical Association
  • National Arab American Medical Association
    National Arab American Medical Association
  • Rhode Island Medical Society
    Rhode Island Medical Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    American Society for Surgery of the Hand

    • Intraoperative Use of an External Fixator Distraction Device for Corrective Distal Radius Osteotomy.

      Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

    • The Use of Tricorticocancellous Bone Graft in Severely Comminuted Intra-Articular Fractures of the Distal Radius.

      Rogachefsky, R.A., Ouellette, E.A., Sun, S., Applegate, B.; J Hand Surg Am. 2006-04-01.

    • Use of a Permanent Magnetic Field to Inhibit the Development of Canine Osteoarthritis

      Rogachefsky, R.A., Altman, R.D., Markov, M.S., Cheung, H.S.; Bioelectromagnetics. 2004-05-01.

    • Latissimus Dorsi Pedicled Flap for Upper Extremity Soft-Tissue Reconstruction.

      Rogachefsky, R.A., Aly, A., Brearley, W.; Orthopedics. 2002-04-01.

    • Free Temporoparietal Fascial Flap for Coverage of a Large Palmar Forearm Wound After Hand Replantation.

      Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery

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