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B. Stephens Richards, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer



Biographical Summary

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Appointment:
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor

Hospital Affiliations:
• Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
• Children’s Health Dallas
• Children’s Health Legacy
• Parkland Health & Hospital System
• Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
• UT Southwestern University Hospital – St. Paul

Education & Training:
• University of Utah, Magna Cum Laude
• St. Louis University School of Medicine

• University of California, San Diego Surgical Internship

• University of Utah Orthopaedic Surgery

• Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Harrington Fellowship of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis

 Honors & Awards:
• Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
• Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
• Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society

Board Certification:
• National Board of Medical Examiners diplomate, 1982
• Passed Written Boards in Orthopaedics, 1986
• Passed Oral Boards in Orthopaedics, 1989 Recertified, 1998 and 2006

Professional Organizations: • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Chair, Section Editor for Pediatrics, Your Orthopaedic Connection • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America president, 2008-2009 president-elect, 2007–2008 vice president, 2006–2007 • Scoliosis Research Society president, 2011-2012 president-elect, 2010-2011 vice president, 2009-2010 • Texas Medical Association • American Medical Association • Dallas County Medical Society • American Orthopaedic Association • St. Louis University School of Medicine Alumni Association • Spine Deformity Study Group, Associate Editor • Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions, contributing author • Spine, consultant reviewer • Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, editorial board, 1998 - present

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