Kirby Richard M

Richard M Kirby, MD


Specialties
  • Orthopedics
  • Shoulder and Elbow
Accepting New Patients
ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATES
601 Broadway
(in the Swedish Orthopedic Institute building)
Seattle 98122
(206) 386-2600
(206) 622-1644
1699744094

General Information


Biography
Dr. Kirby was born and raised in Seattle. He attended Stanford University, where, as a junior, he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. In medical school at the University of Washington, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and was #1 in his class. After his orthopedic residency at the UW, Dr. Kirby was trained in shoulder evaluation and treatment at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NYC. His practice is now focused on shoulder problems, he is committed to the importance of each patient.
Specialties
  • Orthopedics
Education Background
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, 1977
Residency: University of Washington
Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NY
Languages
  • English
Professional Associations
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomate), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Personal Interests
Dr. Kirby has a passion for windsurfing and spends much of his recreational time in Hood River, Oregon. He also enjoys skiing, wakesurfing, paddleboarding, and photography. Dr. Kirby lives in Seattle with his wife and their beloved Bernese Mountain Dogs.

Clinical Experience

Specialties
  • Orthopedics
Clinical Interests
  • abnormalities of the arms
  • acromioclavicular joint separation
  • adhesive capsulitis
  • arm arthritis
  • arm fracture
  • arm injury
  • arm mass
  • arm pain
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • arthritis of elbow
  • arthroplasty shoulder
  • arthroscopy
  • arthroscopy of shoulder
  • avascular necrosis of shoulder
  • bankart lesion
  • bicep injury
  • bicep tear
  • biceps tendon repair
  • biceps tendonitis
  • bursitis
  • cartilage injury
  • chondroma
  • chondromalacia
  • clavicle
  • clavicle fracture
  • clicking elbow
  • clicking shoulder
  • cortisone injection
  • decompression median nerve at elbow
  • delayed union
  • distal clavicular osteolysis
  • elbow arthroscopy
  • elbow dislocation
  • elbow fracture
  • elbow injection
  • elbow injury
  • elbow joint excision
  • elbow pain
  • elbow sprain
  • elbow surgery
  • finger dislocation
  • foot pain
  • fracture
  • fracture of humerus
  • fracture of scapula
  • fracture of shoulder
  • fractures
  • frozen joint
  • frozen shoulder
  • hemarthrosis
  • injury of muscle
  • insufficiency fracture
  • joint disorder
  • joint effusion
  • joint injection
  • joint replacement
  • joint sprain
  • joint swelling
  • joint warmth
  • labral repair
  • labral tear
  • labral tear of shoulder
  • labrum
  • ligament injury
  • locking elbow
  • locking shoulder
  • malunion fracture
  • medial epicondylitis
  • median nerve entrapment at elbow
  • muscle strain
  • muscle tears
  • non-displaced fracture
  • non-union fracture
  • osteoarthritis
  • osteochondroma
  • osteochrondial defect
  • osteolysis
  • osteomyelitis
  • osteonecrosis
  • overuse injury
  • painful hardware
  • patellar tendinitis
  • patellofemoral instability
  • pathological fracture
  • pectoral muscle injury
  • periprosthetic humerus fracture
  • popliteal cyst
  • radial head subluxation
  • reverse total shoulder replacement
  • rotator cuff
  • rotator cuff impingement
  • rotator cuff injury
  • rotator cuff repair
  • separated shoulder
  • sequestrectomy
  • shoulder arthritis
  • shoulder dislocation
  • shoulder impingement
  • shoulder injection
  • shoulder injury
  • shoulder instability
  • shoulder labrum repair
  • shoulder pain
  • shoulder prosthesis
  • shoulder strain
  • shoulder surgery
  • slap tear
  • sports injury
  • sprain
  • sternal clavicular joint dislocation
  • synovectomy of elbow
  • synovectomy of shoulder
  • tendon injury
  • tendonitis
  • tennis elbow
  • tenodesis
  • throwing injuries
  • torn ligament
  • total shoulder replacement
  • total shoulder revision
  • ulnar collateral ligament repair
ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATES
601 Broadway
(in the Swedish Orthopedic Institute building)
Seattle, 98122
(206) 622-1644
Affiliated Facilities