Richard Rogachefsky, M.D.
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”.
Procedures Dr. Richard Rogachefsky Performs at Marina del Rey Hospital
- Anthem Blue Cross
- Beech Street
- Blue Cross / Blue Shield
- Coventry Health Care
- United Healthcare
Education & Training
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
University of Miami School of Medicine / Jackson Memorial Medical Center - Surgery
University of Miami School of Medicine / Jackson Memorial Medical Center - Orthopaedic Surgery
University of South Florida / Tampa General Hospital - Hand and Microsurgery
Honors & Awards
Memberships & Affiliations
Publications & Media
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