Richard
M.
Terek
MD
Chief of Musculoskeletal Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital

Richard Terek, MD is an orthopedic surgeon and musculoskeletal oncologist who specializes in reconstructive surgery and musculoskeletal oncology for adult and pediatric patients. He is an expert in the treatment of patients with bone and soft tissue tumors. He is actively engaged in medical education and is an NIH-funded investigator whose research is focused on understanding how bone cancer grows and spreads to other parts of the body, with the ultimate goal of developing new targeted therapies. He is professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Terek received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, and was an American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellow in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York.

Dr. Terek is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He is past president of the Rhode Island Orthopedic Society and president-elect of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society.

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Specialties

Orthopedics
Surgical Oncology

Areas of Expertise

Adult Reconstruction
Hip Replacement
Knee Replacement
Musculoskeletal Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Education

Medical School:University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency:Loyola University Medical Center
Fellowship:Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Meet Dr. Richard Terek

Meet Dr. Richard Terek