Dr. Richard Linn M.D.

Dr. Richard Linn
Areas of Care:
  • Orthopedics
  • Arthritis


  • Undergraduate - Brown University
  • Medical School - New York University School of Medicine
  • Internship - Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship - Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Orthopaedics

Professional Statement
Dr. Linn specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive knee and shoulder surgery. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and reconstructive surgery at the Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center, serving as assistant team physician to the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Timberwolves. Dr. Linn is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery at Nova Southeastern University and former Chief of Surgery at Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation. Dr. Linn received his BA degree from Brown University, and medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He served as an intern in general surgery at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, where he also completed his orthopaedic residency in 1989.

Dr. Linn serves on the Medical Executive Committees of Westside Regional Medical Center and Outpatient Surgical Services in Plantation. He lectures nationally on disorders of the knee and shoulder, and has served as team physician at the professional, collegiate, and high school levels.

Dr. Linn is also certified by the Division of Worker’s Compensation. He has experience in the treatment of complex industrial and personal injuries. He performs IME services as well as second opinions.

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