For Immediate Release
September 21, 2017
Evansville, IN – Orthopaedic Associates proudly welcomes two new fellowship trained surgeons, Phillip Richardson, DPM and Charlotte Orr, MD, to the practice. Dr. Richardson is a reconstructive podiatric surgeon and will see patients for foot and ankle pain. Dr. Charlotte Orr is a fellowship trained trauma surgeon and joins the trauma team.
Dr. Richardson joined the practice in August. He completed his fellowship at Coastal Orthopedics and Sports Medicine where he received comprehensive reconstructive training, including primary and revision ankle joint replacement. Prior to obtaining his fellowship training, Dr. Richardson completed his podiatric surgical residency in the Department of Orthopedics at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During his residency, Dr. Richardson received extensive training in Orthopaedic surgery, general surgery, vascular surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery, emergency and internal medicine, infectious disease, diabetic limb salvage, and burn trauma.
Dr. Orr joined Orthopaedic Associates in September and sees patients with our trauma team. She completed her trauma fellowship at OrthoIndy in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Orr completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at University of New Mexico and earned her Doctor of Medicine with High Distinction from University of Kentucky College of Medicine. She has also held teaching positions at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Sandoval Regional Medical Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Dr. Orr is board certified with a special interest in periarticular fractures.
Dr. Orr joins two other fellowship trained trauma surgeons. Orthopaedic Associates trauma team covers the orthopaedic trauma call for Deaconess Hospital System and serves Gibson General Hospital in Princeton, Indiana and Deaconess Henderson Hospital in Henderson, Kentucky. Together, with Dr. Dennis Beck and Dr. Isaac Fehrenbacher, they make up the only trauma team in the region with exclusively fellowship trained trauma surgeons.
Orthopaedic Associates (OA) is an independently owned and operated, full-service orthopaedic center. For over 75 years, OA and their dedicated surgeons have provided comprehensive orthopaedic care–diagnosis, surgery, and rehabilitation–to residents of Southwestern Indiana and the surrounding communities. Specialty areas include joint replacement, sports medicine, orthopaedic trauma, arthritis treatment, occupational injuries, microvascular and microneural reconstructive surgery, and arthroscopy