Patient Care Bio
Dr. Riegler is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Rochester in 1975 and has been in practice since then. He received his certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1976. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Hip and Knee Society. He served as Chief of Orthopaedics at Highland Hospital of the University of Rochester Medical Center from 1994-2008.
He holds a teaching appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and has received awards for his contributions to resident education. He has co-authored a number of scientific publications and has given presentations at local, regional, national, and international orthopaedic meetings. He served as the team physician for the Rochester Institute of Technology from 1975-2003. He was an attending physician to the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics, several World Cup skiing competitions, and the Watkins Glen race track. His areas of special interest include arthritis, joint replacement, sports medicine, and arthroscopic surgery.