Randall J. Risinger, MD

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For Any of Our Four Office Locations

(860) 525-4469

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Manchester office

(860) 432-4640

Orthopedic Specialty

  • Specializes in sports medicine, general orthopedics, advanced arthroscopic and open shoulder and knee surgery, shoulder and knee reconstruction, sports-related fractures
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Robotic Partial Knee Replacement

Career Highlights

  • Surgeon in private practice at South County Orthopedics and Physical Therapy, Wakefield, RI, 2005-2011
  • Team Physician, Rocky Hill High School, Rocky Hill, CT, 2016-present
  • Team Physician for University of Rhode Island football and basketball teams since 2005; assistant to team physicians for Chicago White Sox professional baseball team, 2004-2005; and assistant to team physicians for Chicago Bulls professional basketball team, 2004-2005

Medical Training

  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
  • General Surgery Internship and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian – St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Board Certification

  • Orthopedic Surgery in 2007. Licensed in Rhode Island, Illinois and Connecticut



  • Named “Top Doc” and featured in Connecticut Magazine
Robert W. McAllister Virtual Plaque for Website

Dr. Risinger – Testimonials

Social Climb Review

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Social Climb Review

Everyone was very nice

Google review

Dr. Risinger was very helpful and took a lot of time to explain the surgical procedure, and what to expect. Thanks to the office personnel also for their professionalism and efficiency in prepping all of the necessary paperwork .

Social Climb Review

I was very appreciative of the time that was given for explanations of what to expect after surgery.

Social Climb Review

Great experience. Knowledgeable. Personable. Very short wait

Google review

Nursing staff was great doctor was very personable and knowledgeable made me feel right at home

Google review

I had a good experience with Dr. Risinger and my aching knees I received immediate relief and we are developing a long term plan, after an MRI. I recommend Dr. Risinger.

Google review

Dr. Risinger put me at ease, answered my questions, and was very gentle with the cortisone shot! I definitely recommend him.

Google review

What impressed me most about Dr. Risinger was the amount of time he gave me. I’ve seen other orthopedic doctors and I always feel rushed. Not only did he provide a full diagnosis of my shoulder he also took additional time to access my arthritic knee.