Dr. Rich is an Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at HSS specializing in hip and knee surgery. He is also an Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He has also been an instructor in surgery at Cornell University Medical College since 1983, and was appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2005. Dr. Rich was appointed to serve as the first Associate Director of Alumni Affairs after having been an active alumnus and member of the Alumni Affairs Committee. He works with the Alumni Affairs committee to guide and execute strategic initiatives to support the growing network.
Dr. Rich received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency at Roosevelt Hospital (1978-1979) and HSS (1979-1982).
Aside from his involvement in the Alumni Association, Dr. Rich is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgeons, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, among other societies.
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Director of Alumni Affairs, Hospital for Special Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
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Blue Cross PPO
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As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies if payments were received during the prior year, or if the HSS physician currently receives payment. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.
As of April 27, 2015, Dr. Rich reported no financial interest relationships with healthcare industry.
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Harvard Medical School
Roosevelt Hospital (1978-1979)
Hospital for Special Surgery (1979-1982)
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