|Hometown:||Jamaica Plain, Mass.|
Dr. Lars Richardson is a 1991 graduate of Harvard University and has been associated with the athletics department in many capacities over the past decade.
Richardson grew up in Hanover, N.H. He attended the local high school, earning letters in lacrosse, soccer, and ice hockey. He attended Harvard College where he played lacrosse and was president of the Delphi club and then Columbia Medical School where he was captain of the rugby team.
Richardson specializes mainly in athletic injuries and traumatic injuries of the knee, ankle and shoulder. His surgical interests include arthroscopy, minimally invasive surgery and fracture care.
He is currently involved with multiple local teams, including the Boston Bruins and the varsity programs at Wheelock College, Simmons College and Beaver Country Day High School.
He completed his residency in the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program as chief resident at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he ran the West Trauma Service. He then completed six month's training in foot and ankle surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, followed by a year-long sports medicine fellowship taking care of the Boston Bruins, New England Patriots, and the athletic teams at Harvard.
Richardson lives in Jamaica Plain. He plays men's league hockey, enjoys golfing, books and anything involving the ocean.
Pictured: Richardson (top left) celebrates the Bruins' 2011 Stanley Cup win with the team captains (photo courtesy Boston Bruins/Brian Babineau).