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    Richard Valenzuela, M.D.​

    Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


    Richard Valenzuela, M.D. is a fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine. Dr. Valenzuela’s practice focuses on the treatment of shoulder, elbow, knee, ankle injuries resulting from trauma, sport related injuries, and degenerative conditions.

    Dr. Valenzuela is committed to outstanding clinical care and strives to provide the most advanced operative and non-operative treatment of injury related orthopedic and sports medicine conditions with an emphasis on elimination of pain, joint preservation, and restoration of function to safely allow patients to return to daily activities as soon as possible.


    Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN

    University of Puerto Rico

    Detroit Medical Center 


    • Research Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN
    • Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Puerto Rico
    • Detroit Medical Center 


    Outpatient arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder and knee; including but not limited to arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, labral reconstructions following shoulder dislocations, SLAP tears, knee ligament injuries including ACL, PCL tears and knee dislocations, multi-ligament knee injuries, and knee cartilage procedures as well as meniscus repair procedures.