Richard Rhodes, MD is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Rhodes attended UT Southwestern Medical School and completed his residency at the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Upon completing his residency, Dr. Rhodes served in the military as Chief of Orthopedics for the Sixth Air Mobility Wing and U.S. Special Operations Command. He trained with two of the country’s top shoulder surgeons and provided advanced treatment for Green Berets, Navy Seals, Marine Force Recon and Air Force Special Operations. He also served as team physician for the Special Operations Parachute Demonstration Team.
For his service both stateside and in combat operations, Dr. Rhodes received the Surgical Excellence Award, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal and Meritorious Service Medal. He was also named Air Mobility Command Surgeon of the Year for 2008.
Dr. Rhodes has always been a lifelong sports fan and has served as a physician to multiple hockey, football, and tennis organizations. Having attended undergrad at Texas A&M University, he loves cheering on the Aggies with his wife and two young children. He’s also a fan of Texas high school sports, the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Cowboys. In his spare time, Dr. Rhodes likes to fish, shoot and play golf.
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