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Richard J. Kearns, M.D.Hip & Knee Replacement, Avascular Necrosis, Hip Dysplasia, Adult Slipped Epiphysis

Richard J. Kearns, M.D.

Richard J. Kearns, M.D.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Undergraduate: Fordham University 1971
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine 1975
  • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell Medical School 1980
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 1981


  • Gugenheim, Joseph J., Kearns, Richard J., and Dahl, Mark T.,: "The Use of En Bloc Resection and Ilizarov Bone Transport for Musculoskeletal Tumors: A Preliminary Report". 1995
  • Laucirica, Rodolfo, Mody, Dina, MacLeay, Lachlan, Kearns, Richard J., and Ramzy, Ibrahim,: "Adamantinoma - A Case Report with Aspiration Cytology and Differential Diagnostic and Immunohistochemical Considerations". 1991

Faculty Appointments

  • Associate Professor, New York Medical College, 1982-1984
  • Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, 1984-1994

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Centers of Excellence


  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Official Orthopedic ProviderTexas Southern University