Randall J. Risinger, MD

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Randall J. Risinger, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing 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
Medical Training

  • Undergraduate — Duke University, Durham, NC—BSE in Biomedical Engineering
  • Medical School — Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC — MD
  • Residency — University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont — Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship — Rush-Presbyterian–St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL — Orthopedic Sports Medicine/Shoulder Arthroplasty

Recognition And Awards

  • Team Physician, Hartford Athletic Professional Soccer (2019- present)
  • Team Physician, Rocky Hill High School, Rocky Hill, CT (2016- present)
  • Team physician for University of Rhode Island football and basketball teams (2005-2011)
  • Assistant to team physician for Chicago White Sox professional baseball team (2004-2005)
  • Assistant to team physician for Chicago Bulls professional basketball team (2004-2005)
  • Named “TopDoc” and featured in Connecticut Magazine several times

Memberships And Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Fellow
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Connecticut Orthopaedic
  • Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute at Saint Francis Hospital
  • Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute at Saint Francis Hospital


Dr. Risinger – Testimonials

Google review

wonderful doctor! He thoroughly explained the problem and what are the consequences of doing the surgery or not. He took his time and listened to me. I must admit that I am impressed and that I have never met such a good specialist. I recommend it to every patient...

Social Climb Review

Knee is working fine so far no pain

Google review

Dr. Risinger spent more time with me than any doctor in a long time. His bedside manner is excellent. His concern for my well- being was clear. I would recommend him to anyone in a heartbeat.

Google review

Dr. Risinger is wonderful! He is very knowledgeable and always takes time to explain your medical situation and answer any questions you may have. I would recommend him to anyone needing an orthopedic doctor!

Google review

Dr Risinger replaced my shoulder and I couldn’t be happier. He is one of the easiest doctors to talk to and he takes his time to do just that.

Google review

Dr. Risinger is very knowledgable in his field. He ping point my problem and recommend a treatment. Thank you

Google review

Excellent experience. I felt very comfortable with Dr. Risinger and trusted his opinion without question.

Google review

Great experience. Felt confident things would go right from first appointment. And it did. Feeling better and pain free.

Google review

Dr Risinger is a wonderful surgeon. He also is very reassuring and helpful to your needs. He was very informative about my surgery and how he was able to do it. I have nothing but high praises for Dr Risinger and Dr McAllister. Their practice is wonderful.