Richard M. Konsens, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with the Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute. He specializes in reconstructive surgery of the knee and sports medicine. He is trained to perform Conformis Customized Knee Replacements and certified in the use of Mako® Robotic Arm Assisted Surgery.
Patients who suffer from arthritis, severe fractures or failed joint replacement surgery will benefit from the skill and experience of Dr. Konsens. He evaluates each patient’s condition to determine if total joint replacement is the best option for restoring them to an active, pain-free lifestyle.
Conformis Customized Knee Replacement
Dr. Konsens is trained in Conformis Customized Knee Replacements, which are designed to match every aspect of a patient’s knee. This procedure usually results in less pain and restoration of natural motion, so patients can resume daily life.
Mako® Robotic Arm Assisted Surgery
For partial knee resurfacing, Dr. Konsens uses Mako® Robotic Arm Assisted Surgery. This advanced technology is a breakthrough solution for those suffering with debilitating knee pain. It enables Dr. Konsens to treat patient-specific knee conditions and help them return to wellness.
Dr. Konsens provides sports medicine care and treatment to amateur and professional athletes throughout Central Florida. With the clinic’s advanced treatment and rehabilitation options, injured athletes typically return to their active lifestyle quickly and safely.
Dr. Konsens’ Training
Dr. Konsens earned his medical degree from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. He completed an internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland. He then completed a fellowship in orthopedic surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Clinic in Oxford, England, and another at the Jewett Orthopedic Clinic in Pennsylvania.
About Dr. Konsens
Dr. Konsens developed his interest in sports medicine and joint care early in life after winning track championships as a long jumper for his high school and college teams. Thirty years after his last long jump, he decided to train and return to competition at the United States Masters National Championships. His successful effort earned a bronze medal, and he qualified for the World Masters Championships, placing in the top 10.
He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and serves as an assistant clinical professor to the University of Central Florida School of Medicine and Florida State University School of Medicine