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Richard Uhl MD

Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1992
(Orthopaedic Surgery)

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1993
(Surgery of the Hand)

Contact Information:

Bone & Joint/Capital Region Orthopaedics
1367 Washington Avenue, Suite 200
Attn: Robin Ehlers
Albany, NY 12206

Tel: (518) 489-2666
Fax: (518)701-2930

Specialties Education Details Full Biography

Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand and upper extremity surgery
Complex distal radius (wrist) fractures
Carpal tunnel surgery
Trauma orthopaedics


Hand Surgery Fellowship

07/01/1989 - 06/30/1990
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA


Orthopaedic Surgery

07/01/1985 - 06/30/1989
NYU Medical Center
New York, NY


Surgery Internship

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1985
NYU Medical Center
New York, NY

Medical Education


08/01/1980 - 06/30/1984
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Richard Uhl specializes in hand and upper extremity as well as Orthopaedic Trauma. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. Dr. Uhl is a Professor of Surgery and Residency Program Director and Head of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery of Albany Medical College.

The full-time faculty of the Albany Medical Center- Division of Orthopaedics combined their clinical practices with Capital Region Orthopaedics in 1999.

Associations / Awards

• “Best Doctors in America” since 1998
• “Best Doctors in Capital Region," 2012
• “Best Doctors in Hudson Valley"
• "Who’s Who in America"
• "Top Doctor Award" by Hudson Valley Magazine, 2013

Member of:

• American Orthopaedic Association
• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
• American Society for Surgery of the Hand
• New York State Society for Surgery of the Hand
• Orthopaedic Trauma Association
• AO Alumni Association