Richard J. Miller, M.D.

Richard J. Miller, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Miller specializes in all aspects of upper extremity trauma and reconstruction. He has special expertise in arthroscopy of the shoulder and elbow and joint reconstructive procedures for the shoulder, elbow, and hand.



Dr. Miller earned his medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed an orthopaedic surgical residency and fellowship at URMC Orthopaedics. Dr. Miller is board-certified and fellowship-trained in orthopaedic surgery and hand surgery. He has published nearly two-dozen medical journal articles on topics such as postoperative pain management and various surgical techniques. Dr. Miller is a Professor of Orthopaedics at URMC.

Dr. Miller works closely with our specially trained hand and upper extremity therapists in the Hand Rehabilitation program to direct your post-surgical care and to ensure a fast and successful recovery. When bracing is ordered by Dr. Miller, our hand therapists are prepared to fashion custom orthoses on site the same day as your appointment.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Doctors in America 2009
Duthie  Evarts Resident Teaching Award 2002
Duthie  Evarts Resident Teaching Award 1997
Army Commendation Medal Commander and Flight Surgeon USMC 1977
Member AOA Honor Society Vermont Chapter 1974
Woodward Award Outstanding Senior Medical Student General Surgery 1974

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Hand Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

MD | Medicine | Univ of Vermont Coll Medicine1974
BS | Physics | University of Vermont1968

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Hand Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office09/01/1980 - 06/30/1981
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office09/01/1977 - 06/30/1980
Internship in Surgery at University of Vermont College of Medicine09/01/1974 - 06/30/1975