Dr. Richard M. Seldes, MD – Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard M. Seldes, MD

Dr. Richard M. Seldes, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Director, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, North Shore University Hospital at Forest Hills

Qualifications and Experience


  • Undergraduate Degree, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Medical Degree, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
  • Surgical Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Sports Medicine Chief Resident, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Booth, Bartolozzi, Balderston Orthopedics, Philadelphia, PA
  • Chief Orthopedic Surgery Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Orthopedic Surgery, McKay Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
  • Resident in Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons – Orthopedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification – Sports Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • American Acadamy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopists
  • New Jersey Medical Society



Shoulder arthroscopy, Shoulder joint replacements, Rotator cuff repair, Shoulder Labral Repair, Shoulder Instability Surgery.


Knee Arthroscopy, Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction,  ACL Reconstruction Patellar Tendon, Meniscal Surgery,  Total Knee Replacement (TKR),


Hip arthroscopy, Hip Labral Repair,  Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) Surgery


Elbow arthroscopy, Elbow Joint Replacement


Most procedures are performed under local anesthesia. Anesthesia sedation is available upon request

Conditions treated:


Shoulder instability, rotator cuff tear, Frozen shoulder, Shoulder impingement, Clavicle fracture or broken collarbone, Arthritis, dislocated shoulder, Shoulder joint tear.


Meniscus tear, Patellofemoral Instability, Knee Dislocation, Knee Sprain, Osteoarthritis.


Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), Osteoarthritis of Hip, Enthesopathy of Hip, Hip Bursitis


Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Tennis elbow,  Elbow Fractures, Elbow Bursitis , Sprain