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Dr. Richard Raczka

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Raczka, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Richard Raczka MD Orthopaedic Surgeon with Platinum Orthopaedics of Anaheim, California Orange County

Dr. Richard Raczka, MD, is a distinguished orthopaedic surgeon renowned for his comprehensive musculoskeletal care. With decades of experience and a robust educational background, he's dedicated to enhancing patients' lives through personalized treatment and compassionate care.

Education & Training:

Dr. Raczka obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California, followed by a Doctor of Medicine degree from U. Autonoma Guadalajara School of Medicine. He underwent advanced medical training at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, uniquely positioning him to address orthopaedic patients' complex needs.

Professional Achievements:

With over 30 years of Orthopedic Board Certification, Dr. Raczka is a recognized leader in his field, holding an Emeritus membership in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California School of Medicine, serving as Chief Resident in 1982.

Contributions & Involvement:

Dr. Raczka has contributed significantly to orthopaedic education and research as a faculty member at the University of California, Irvine Department of Orthopedics. He's highly respected in the medical community for his dedication to educating the next generation of orthopaedic professionals.

Personal Life & Interests:

Outside his practice, Dr. Raczka values family, being a devoted husband and father of four. He's proud of his seven grandchildren and enjoys spending time with them. A sports enthusiast, he loves golf, baseball, and football, having played baseball for USC during their NCAA National Championship victory in 1970.

Schedule Your Appointment:

Whether you need relief from orthopaedic pain or expert surgical care, Dr. Raczka is committed to optimizing your musculoskeletal health. Schedule your appointment today to experience his exceptional care and expertise.


Undergraduate: University of Southern California - Bachelor of Science (Physical Therapy) California State Licensed Physical Therapist

Medical Degree: U. Autonoma Guadalajara School of Medicine MD University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Internship: Long Beach Memorial Hospital

Orthopaedic Surgery Training: University of California School of Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery- Chief Resident 1982

Practice Emphasis

Non-Operative Orthopaedics
General Orthopaedics

Special Procedures


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