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J. Richard Rhodes, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Richard Rhodes, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon at Halifax Health | UF Health – Medical Center of Deltona.

Dr. Rhodes attended Baylor University for his undergraduate degree. He received his doctorate of medicine at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico. Following medical school, he completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Hospital, Arlington, Virginia and at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Since completing his postgraduate training, Dr. Rhodes has served as chief of surgery at Halifax Health Medical Center of Deltona. In addition, he serves as an assistant clinical professor at the Florida State University College of Medicine. His clinical interests include total joint arthroplasty and orthopaedic research.

He has performed over 5,000 total knee replacement surgeries and over 3,000 total hip replacement surgeries using the latest technology available. He has traveled the world to study medicine in many locations including England, Mexico, Switzerland and China. Dr. Rhodes believes in giving his patients the quality time they deserve while treating their condition.

Dr. Rhodes is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is the current chief of surgery at Halifax Health | UF Health – Medical Center of Deltona and Chairman of the Halifax Health IRB Advisory Committee.

He also is a member of several other professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Florida Orthopaedic Association and the Volusia County Medical Society.

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  • Foramen Ovale, Patent , 9 publications
  • Stroke , 6 publications
  • Recurrence , 5 publications
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation , 4 publications

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18 publications

1,071 citations

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