Richard J. Mandel, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with offices in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. He areas of particular interest include disorders of the hand, elbow and shoulder, overuse injuries, and occupational orthopedics, and he has obtained a certificate of added qualification in surgery of the hand. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Einstein Montgomery Hospital, Chestnut Hill Hospital and Phoenixville Hospital. Dr. Mandel received his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He trained in orthopedic surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital of the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. He has been in orthopedic practice in the Philadelphia area since 1981. He served as assistant clinical professor of orthopedics at the University of Pennsylvania from 1983 to 1997, and was associate clinical professor of orthopedics at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine from 1998 to 2017.
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❖ About Dr. Mandel
✔ Commitment to excellence
Patients often call upon Dr. Mandel to treat complex orthopedic problems requiring sophisticated care. In addition to his state of the art technical skills, Dr. Mandel is recognized for his integrity, compassion, thoroughness and holistic approach to patient care. Dr. Mandel recognizes that each patient is unique requiring an individualized approach to care. His goal is to restore health and function while maintaining open communication with the patient and the medical team.
✔ Commitment to orthopedic knowledge
Dr. Mandel has been a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons since 1983. He has been a long-term member of many prestigious national and local professional and scientific orthopedic societies, including the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Orthopedic Societies and the Philadelphia Hand Club.
He earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and was chosen to intern there in general surgery. After completing a four-year orthopedic residency at Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital Trauma Center where he served as Chief Resident in Orthopedics for the University of Miami, Dr. Mandel returned to the Philadelphia area, and has been in practice continuously for over 35 years.
✔ Commitment to Community
Dr. Mandel has actively served the community throughout his career. He was Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania for 18 years, and more recently has been an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been Associate Chairman of Orthopedics atSuburban Community Hospital and a medical staff member at Einstein Montgomery and Chestnut Hill Hospital where he has served on numerous hospital committees. He served for 18 years as the Chief of the Hand Service at Germantown Hospital.
✔ Commitment to Education
Dr. Mandel has been committed to educating orthopedic surgeons throughout his career and to date has trained over 250 surgeons who practice throughout the United States. He has been guest editor of Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research as well as the University of Pennsylvania Orthopedic Journal. Dr. Mandel has lectured throughout the United States on many orthopedic topics and has received numerous awards, including the Excellence in Teaching Award in Orthopedics from the University of Pennsylvania.. He has volunteered as orthopedist for the musicians of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and the national championship Germantown Academy wrestling team.