Richard M. Slusher, DO

Primary Specialty:
Sports Medicine
Total Knee Joint Physician


Office Location(s):

Erwin
133 Professional Park
Erwin, NC 28339

Location Phone:
910-891-2432
Location Fax:
910-891-1788

Dr. Richard M. Slusher received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan and his Osteopathic Medical Degree from the University of Health Science College of Osteopathic Medicine of Kansas City, Missouri. As an orthopedic surgeon in the Unites States Army he served as the primary surgeon for the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg North Carolina with deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq.

After completing his orthopedic training at Midwest University in Olympia Fields, Illinois, Dr. Slusher spent a year in a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati / Wellington Sport Medicine and Orthopedics where he took care of high school athletes, Division I Collegiate athletes as well as professional athletes.

While serving with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, he took care of a wide variety of sports injuries which allowed soldiers to return to duty. This experience allows Dr. Slusher to treat a wide variety of sports injuries. In addition to treating sports medicine injuries, Dr. Slusher is also a total knee joint physician and performs knee replacement surgery.

Education:
The University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine

Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan

Wentworth Military Academy and Junior College

Internship: Botsford General Hospital, Farmington Hills Michigan

Residency:
Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fellowship:
University of Cincinnati/Wellington Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

"Being able to access your Orthopedic Urgent Care on a Saturday was a God-send. It was wonderful to avoid an ER. Thank you all so much for being open on Saturdays and after hours, Monday through Friday."

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