University of Utah
Fellowship, Upper Extremity, Micro-vascular and Reconstructive Surgery – completed 2008
Louisiana State University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery – completed 2007
Ross University School of Medicine
Texas A & M University
B.S., Biomedical Science, 1996
Dr. Brett Richards was born and raised in Texas. Dr. Richards specializes in orthopedic, hand, and upper extremity surgery in Ogden with treatment like Xiaflex injections for Dupuytren’s Disease. His unique skill set allows him to care for a diverse patient population with a number of musculoskeletal ailments. His interests include nerve compression, arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow, limb contractures secondary to stroke or traumatic brain injury, and sports-related injuries of the upper extremity.
Prior to coming to Ogden, he was the upper extremity team physician for NCAA Division I and II scholarship athletes at two universities in south Texas. He brings his love of sports to Utah and hopes to continue his work by helping athletes in the Beehive state. In his spare time Dr. Richards enjoys golfing, fishing, and skiing with his family.
What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Dr. Brett Richards at Ogden Clinic discusses the common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome and how to treat and prevent CTS.
Ogden Clinic’s Dr. Brett Richards, Orthopedic - With all the snow we see here in Utah it can be really fun, but it also brings the potential for plenty of injuries. Dr. Brett Richards stopped by the show Good Morning Utah on Channel 4 to share some tips about what you can do to help avoid getting hurt this winter.
Ogden Clinic’s Dr. Brett Richards, Orthopedic - Utah is famous for the greatest snow on earth and along with that there are a good number of winter activities that can cause injuries. Watch what Dr. Brett Richards had to share about preventing winter injuries during a visit to the Studio 5 show on Channel 5.
Dr. Brett Richards, hand and orthopedic surgeon at Ogden Clinic Orthopedics, shares insight on how to select an orthopedic surgeon and the innovations and new techniques he uses to help speed recovery. When you come to Ogden Clinic, you'll get the highest level of care and the benefits of a one-stop-shop with complete health care, says Dr. Richards. Because at Ogden Clinic we don't just specialize in orthopedics. We specialize in you.