Richard Reff, MD

Dr. Richard B. Reff practices at The Orthopaedic Center division in Rockville, Maryland. After completing Medical School and Orthopedic Surgery Training in the George Washington University Medical System, Dr. Reff became a full-time Orthopedic Surgeon at the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. At Children’s Hospital, Dr. Reff initiated their first Sports Medicine program for children with a grant from the Washington Redskin’s Foundation. Dr. Reff served as a physician in the Olympic Games in Atlanta (swimming venue). He has served on the Board of Directors of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and has served on the Sports Medicine Committee of the USOC. Dr. Reff was the medical director for the United States Olympic Gymnastic trials prior to the Barcelona Olympic Games. He is currently the Sports Medicine consultant to the University of Maryland (College Park) Health Center. He has been the head team physician for the United States Team to multiple World Maccabiah Games and currently is the International Chairman for Medical, Safety and Security for the 2013 Maccabiah Games.

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Areas Of Expertise

  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Injury Prevention
  • Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery


General Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Degree

George Washington University Medical System; Washington, D.C.


George Washington University; Washington, D.C.


Board Certified: Orthopaedic Surgery


Major Accomplishments

Initiated the first Sports Medicine program for children at the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • Suburban Hospital
  • Shady Grove Adventist Hospital