Dr. Ty Richardson, MD

Dr. Ty Richardson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Ty Richardson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

4130 Dutchmans Ln Ste 300

Louisville, KY 40207

Contact Information

(502) 897-1794

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Richardson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richardson performs Rotator Cuff Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Richardson performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richardson performs Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Richardson performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richardson treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Richardson treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Richardson's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Richardson specializes in athletic injuries and traumatic injuries to the knee and shoulder. He is a Texas native who attended undergraduate studies at Baylor University and medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Louisville where he had numerous publications and presentations in orthopaedic trauma"

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Hughston Clinic Sports Med
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Louisville
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School
1994

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Residents Competition, first place, 1998
  • Best Resident Paper, 3rd place, Louisville Orthopedic Society, 1998
  • Best Resident Paper, 2nd place, Louisville Orthopedic Society, 1997

Media & Publications

  • Fracture Site Compression and Motion with Three Types of Intramedullary Fixation, 1998

Dr. Richardson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Richardson

4.1

Based on 55 reviews

5 Stars
67.27272727272727%
(37)
4 Stars
12.727272727272727%
(7)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20%
(11)

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Marginal at best. Order a nerve block on my shoulder without advanced notice then cut the grip out of MY sling! These two mindless decisions made my surgery day very uncomfortable. These decisions are the PATIENTS and not Louisville Ortho's! I was up almost 24 hours due to the gross amount of...Read More
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Very knowledgeable. He explained my situation very well.
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Dr. Richardson seemed ok at first, however after shoulder surgery he has refused to listen to me about my terrible shoulder pain. He will not consider even looking at my swollen bicep that was not swollen before surgery. He needs to understand that not everyone heals the same and to listen to his...Read More
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Ty is very knowledgeable and patient. Very thorough. He fully explained my condition and prognosis. I will be back!
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i broke my elbow and he fixed it right away. great surgeon!!
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Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Humana
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Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
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Sagamore Health Network
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Jewish Hospital

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