Dr. Richard John Alioto MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Alioto is an orthopedic surgeon in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke Raleigh Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 26 doctors at Duke Raleigh Hospital and one of 136 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Johnston Health

Duke Raleigh Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #9 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Rochester
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1990–1994

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1988–1989

University of Missouri at Kansas City
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1994–1995

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The influence of MRI on treatment decisions regarding knee injuries.
Alioto, R. J., Browne, J. E., Barnthouse, C. D., Scott, A. R.

The efficacy and safety of the hematoma block for fracture reduction in closed, isolated fractures.
Furia, J. P., Alioto, R. J., Marquardt, J. D.

Complete rupture of the distal semimembranosus complex in a professional athlete.
Alioto, R. J., Browne, J. E., Barnthouse, C. D., Scott, A. R.

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