Staff Directory


B. Stephens Richards, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer


(214) 559-7558 or

(800) 421-1121, ext. 7558

Nurse Coordinator

(214) 559-7452 or

(800) 421-1121, ext. 7452

Biographical Summary

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Steve Richards previously served as assistant chief of staff and director of inpatient services at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Utah and earned his medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Richards completed his surgical internship at the University of California, San Diego, and his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Utah. He completed the Harrington Fellowship of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in 1987. Dr. Richards is a professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and is an active staff member at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and a consulting staff member at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association; the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; the American Medical Association; the Dallas County Medical Society; and the Texas Medical Association. He is the current President of the Scoliosis Research Society and is past chairman of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics and is a consultant reviewer for Spine.