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Richard Whipple MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1992
(Hand Surgery)

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1989
(Orthopaedic Surgery)

Contact Information:

Bone & Joint/Capital Region Orthopaedics
1367 Washington Avenue, Suite 300
Attn: Jaime Bogovich
Albany, NY 12206

Tel: (518) 489-2666
Fax: (518) 489-5933

Specialties Education Details Full Biography Additional Locations

Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand and upper extremity
Arthroscopic shoulder and knee
Endoscopic carpal tunnel release


Hand Surgery

07/1986 - 06/1987
Loma Linda University Medical Center - School of Medicine
Loma Linda, CA


Orthopedic Surgery Residency

07/1982 - 06/1986
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY


General Surgery Internship

07/1981 - 06/1982
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY

Medical Education


1979 - 06/1981
Univ Of Ct Sch Of Medicine
Farmington, CT

Dr. Whipple is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who is well known for his work in hand and upper extremities whose interests include Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release and Orthopaedic Trauma and fracture care.

Outside interests include skiing, sailing, hiking and traveling.

Associations / Awards
- Hand Surgery Certified   
- Clinical Assistant Professor, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
- Superintendent’s List - U.S. Naval Academy Top 1% in Academics and Leadership
- Named in "Best Doctors, America’s Top Surgeons"

Member of:
- Fellow, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
- Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Capital Region Orthopaedics
Capital Region Health Park
713 Troy-Schenectady Road, Suite 127
Latham, NY 12110 

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