Richard H. Alfred, M.D.

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Richard H. Alfred, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 5 (364 patient reviews and ratings)
Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, General Orthopaedics, Trauma

Dr. Richard Alfred is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine injuries.

He is the trauma physician for Saratoga Race Course and the team physician for Siena College, Hudson Valley Community College, and Russell Sage College. He is the former training camp physician for the New York Giants football team.

Dr. Alfred is a native of Albany and a graduate of Albany High School.

“Dr. Alfred and the staff at the Bone & Joint Center are beyond reproach. They are attentive, good listeners, professional, knowledgeable and provide excellent service. Within a half hour x-rays were read, a diagnosis made, remedies provided and explained and I was on my way. I highly recommend this practice for orthopedic needs.”

– Franceen S.

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“I have been a patient of Dr. Alfred for many years. My experience through the years couldn’t be better. Thank you to the Doctors and complete staff of the Bone And Joint Center. You are the best !!!”

– Ronald C.

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“Will not go anywhere else.”

– Mike D.

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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biochemical Sciences: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Doctor of Medicine: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • General Surgery Internship: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Albany Medical College, 1980
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Staff Appointments

  • Albany Medical College: Clinical Professor

Hospital Affiliations

  • Albany Medical Center
  • Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • St. Peter's Hospital

Team Affiliations

  • Albany High School
  • Houston Astros
  • New York Giants
  • New York Racing Association
  • Siena College
  • The Sage Colleges
  • Tri-City ValleyCats
  • University at Albany, State University of New York


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