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J Heath Richter, MD


Provider Rating



678 reviews

Visit Preparation: 4.7
Patient Recomm...: 4.7
Provider Explan...: 3.8
Office Wait Time: 4.3

Fairview Medical Group Orthopaedics

100 Medical Dr., Suite 200
Dublin, GA 31021

About J Heath Richter

Originally from Georgia, Dr. J. Heath Richter is a 1995 Honor Graduate of the University of Georgia. He received his medical degree in 2001 from Mercer University of Georgia. He completed his internship and part of his orthopaedic surgery residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA until hurricane Katrina. Post Katrina, he was transferred to the University of Arkansas where he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency in 2007. Dr. Richter is married with 4 wonderful daughters. He is an active member of Dudley Baptist Church. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, hunting, running, swimming, biking, and triathlon training. He also enjoys team sports and serves as the team physician for many of our area schools' athletic programs.


Medical School
Mercer University

Tulane University

Tulane University


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons



Procedures & Conditions


  • Hip, Knee, & Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Knee & Hip Replacement
  • Carpel Tunnel Release
  • Trigger Release
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Joint Injections
  • Fracture Treatment
  • Other Minimally Invasive Procedures


  • Bone & Joint Injuries
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • ACL Tears
  • Fractures
  • Carpel Tunnel
  • Trigger Finger
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Arthritis
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Other Orthopaedic Conditions



Office Locations

Fairview Medical Group Orthopaedics
100 Medical Dr.
Suite 200
Dublin, GA 31021
Phone: (478) 274-8886