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Upper Extremity

Surgery Center at South Ogden
955 East Chambers Street, Ste 101
Ogden, UT. 84403


Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedics Surgery
  • Orthopedics American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery


  • University of Utah
    Fellowship, Upper Extremity, Micro-vascular and Reconstructive Surgery – completed 2008
  • Louisiana State University
    Residency, Orthopedic Surgery – completed 2007
  • Ross University School of Medicine
    M.D., 2001
  • Texas A & M University
    B.S., Biomedical Science, 1996
  • Honors and Awards
  • Emanuel B. Kaplan Award – 2008


  • Ogden Clinic
    Ogden, UT – 2012 to Present
  • The Orthopedic Center of Corpus Christi
    Corpus Christi, TX – 2008-2012
  • The Curtis National Hand Center
    Baltimore, MD– 2001-2002

Dr. Brett Richards was born and raised in Texas. Dr. Richards specializes in orthopedic, hand, and upper extremity surgery in Ogden with treatment like Xiaflex injections for Dupuytren’s Disease. His unique skill set allows him to care for a diverse patient population with a number of musculoskeletal ailments. His interests include nerve compression, arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow, limb contractures secondary to stroke or traumatic brain injury, and sports-related injuries of the upper extremity.

Prior to coming to Ogden, he was the upper extremity team physician for NCAA Division I and II scholarship athletes at two universities in south Texas. He brings his love of sports to Utah and hopes to continue his work by helping athletes in the Beehive state. In his spare time Dr. Richards enjoys golfing, fishing, and skiing with his family.