RICHARD H. ZIMLICH, MD

Hip & Knee Specialist

RICHARD H. ZIMLICH, MD

Hip & Knee Specialist
Richard Zimlich, MD - Hip & Knee Specialist, Lowcountry Orthopaedics, Charleston, SC

Biography

Dr. Richard H. Zimlich is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in joint replacement of the hip and knee including partial replacement, resurfacing, total replacement, and revisions of existing joint replacements as well as cartilage restoration procedures.

He joined Lowcountry Orthopaedics in 1998 after completing a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery. Through the years he has performed numerous knee, hip, and shoulder replacements, allowing patients to return to a more active lifestyle.

Experienced in dealing with failed joint replacements and difficult deformities, Dr. Zimlich and his staff are qualified to assist patients with their entire knee and hip problems. He has had training in arthroscopic surgery, cartilage transplant surgery, joint replacement surgery, and revision joint replacement surgery of the knee, hip, and shoulder. In addition, Dr. Zimlich is trained to provide the latest robotic-arm assisted partial knee and total knee replacement surgery, the Mako.

Dr. Zimlich was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, where he returned to medical school after attending the University of Notre Dame. He enjoys time with his family, the golf courses, and water activities around Charleston.

Areas of Expertise

Total Joint Replacement

Revision Total Joint

Disorders of the Hip and Knee

Arthroscopic Surgery

Education & Training

M.D.

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Louisville, KY

B.S.

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

ADULT RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY FELLOWSHIP

Charlotte Orthopedic Specialist, P.A.

Charlotte, NC

Professional Associations & Awards

ASSOCIATIONS

American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgeons
South Carolina Orthopaedic Association
South Carolina Medical Association
Dorchester County Medical Society

AWARDS

(AOA) Alpha Omega Alpha

Certification & Licensure

BOARD CERTIFIED

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

STATE LICENSURE

South Carolina

Education & Training

M.D.

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Louisville, KY

B.S.

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

GENERAL SURGERY INTERNSHIP

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

ADULT RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY FELLOWSHIP

Charlotte Orthopedic Specialist, P.A.

Charlotte, NC

Professional Associations & Awards

ASSOCIATIONS

American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgeons
South Carolina Orthopaedic Association
South Carolina Medical Association
Dorchester County Medical Society

AWARDS

(AOA) Alpha Omega Alpha

Certification & Licensure

BOARD CERTIFIED

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

STATE LICENSURE

South Carolina

Contact Us

Office Phone

(843) 797-5050

Office Headquarters

2880 Tricom Street
North Charleston, SC 29406

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