Title: Chief of Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Replacement
Company: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Location: Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Richard Iorio, MD, Chief of Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Service, Vice Chairman of Clinical Effectiveness and Richard D. Scott Distinguished Chair at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in orthopedic surgery.
After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry from Harvard University in 1981, Dr. Iorio went on to obtain a Doctor of Medicine from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1986. Continuing his medical requirements, he completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Drexel University College of Medicine in 1991 and a fellowship in hip and knee adult reconstruction orthopedic surgery from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1992. Commencing his professional career, Dr. Iorio served as chief of adult reconstruction at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center from 1992 to 2012 and at NYU Langone Health from 2012 to 2018. Since 2018, he has excelled as chief of adult reconstruction and total joint service, vice chairman of clinical effectiveness and Richard D. Scott distinguished chair at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Likewise, he has been a professor of orthopedic surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine since 2009.
Finding great success throughout the course of his career, Dr. Iorio was the recipient of the 2019 Frank Stinchfield Research Award and Arnold Frank Award from the Hip Society. A fellow of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association and a traveling fellow of the American Orthopaedic Association, he also took home the Larry Door Award and the 2008 Lahey Clinic Research Award. Dr. Iorio attributes his success to his mentors Dr. Nas Eftekhar, Bill Healy and Joseph Zuckerman. Presently, he maintains affiliation with the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Hip Society, Knee Society, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Eastern Orthopaedic Association and New England Orthopaedic Society. In five years’ time, he plans to create an online arthritis website, as well as settle into a well-deserved retirement. To attest to his legacy, Dr. Iorio is also listed in the 65th edition of Who’s Who in America. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing.
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