Richard T. Laughlin, M.D.

Richard T. Laughlin, M.D.

Chair and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Foot and Ankle, Fracture Care

Dr. Laughlin is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and completed fellowships in foot and ankle surgery and musculoskeletal infection. He is the department chair and director of the foot and ankle service.

Patient Handouts:

» Achilles Rehab
» Exercise Instructions, part 1
» Exercise Instructions, part 2
» Foot & Ankle Devices, part 1
» Foot & Ankle Devices, part 2

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M.D.: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock (1988)
Internship: Southern Illinois University, Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency: Southern Illinois University, Orthopaedic Surgery (1993)
Fellowship: University of Texas, Foot & Ankle (1994)


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Board certified 1996, recertified 2006

Clinical Expertise

Lower Extremity Trauma and Post Traumatic Reconstruction
Diabetic & Neuropathic Foot Disorders
Arthritis & Degenerative Disorders, Foot & Ankle

Professional Affiliations

AO North America Alumni Association – Teaching Faculty
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society – Nominated Member
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Fellow
American Association of Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeons
American College of Surgeons – Fellow
American Medical Association
American Orthopaedic Association – Nominated Member
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Orthopaedic Trauma Association
Pedorthic Footwear Association
Montgomery County Medical Association

Hospital Privileges

Atrium Medical Center (a)
Far Hills Surgical Center (a)
Miami Valley Hospital (a)
VA Medical Center (c)

Key: (a) denotes active status; (c) denotes courtesy status


Wright State Physicians Health Center
725 University Blvd.
Fairborn, OH 45324

Miami Valley Hospital
Wright State Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
30 E. Apple St., Suite 2200
Dayton, OH 45409

Appointments: (937) 208-2091
Fax for Patient Use: (937) 208-6141

Primary Phone for Academic Issues: (937) 208-2741
Academic Fax: (937) 208-2920