Dr. Richard R Pelker MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Richard Pelker is an orthopedic surgeon in New Haven, Connecticut and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 16 doctors at Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System and one of 68 at Yale-New Haven Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1976–1977
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1977–1980
Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1976
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
CT State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Publications & Presentations
Actual knee motion during continuous passive motion protocols is less than expected.
Bible, J.E., Simpson, A.K., Biswas, D., Pelker, R.R., Grauer, J.N.
Current practices of AAHKS members in the treatment of adult osteonecrosis of the femoral head.
McGrory, B.J., York, S.C., Iorio, R., Macaulay, W., Pelker, R.R., Parsley, B.S., Teeny, S.M.
Sequential dependence of freeze-drying and irradiation on biomechanical properties of rat bone.
Randall, R.L., Pelker, R.R., Friedlaender, G.E., Goldsmith, S.L., Panjabi, M.M.
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800 Howard Ave
Yale Physicians Bldg, 1st Floor
New Haven, CT 06519
Phone: (203) 737-5656
Fax: (203) 785-7132