Richard W. Rutherford, MD

Joint Replacement

Dr. Rutherford grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina and the Medical College of Georgia. He completed residency training at Duke University Medical Center and is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement. Dr. Rutherford completed fellowship training at a high volume, nationally-recognized joint replacement center in Denver, Colorado prior to practicing in Asheville, NC.

  • Undergraduate: BA, English with Honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
  • Medical Degree: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
  • Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction Surgery, Colorado Joint Replacement, Denver, CO
Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery

Medicare Certified