Biography

Hip and Knee Disorder Specialist | Richmond, Virginia

Dr. Michael Wind, a member of OrthoVirginia, is an orthopaedic specialist in Richmond, VA with focus on hip and knee surgery. Dr Wind is committed to providing patients with elite care for all hip and knee disorders.

Dr. Wind is a native of Tappahannock, Virginia. He attended Essex High School where he was an all-state athlete in multiple sports. He received his undergraduate education at Duke University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. During his time at Duke he was an intercollegiate athlete and to this day has continued to have a passion for sports and athletics. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Virginia and went on to complete his orthopedic residency training at the University of Cincinnati. Upon completion Dr. Wind participated in fellowship training programs in two specialty areas of orthopedic surgery. These fellowship experiences offered firsthand training in both arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee.

Dr Wind is one of the few orthopaedic surgeons in Virginia to have dual fellowship sub-specialty training. His first fellowship program was with the Southern Joint Replacement Institute in Nashville, TN focusing on total joint replacement. While in Nashville, Dr. Wind gained extensive specialty training in both primary and complex revision hip and knee replacement surgery. Following this Dr. Wind traveled to Perth, Australia where he completed additional fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the Perth Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Centre. In Australia, he gained extensive experience in the treatment of athletic conditions. He was excited to also gain an international perspective on sports medicine including some excellent techniques that are underutilized in the United States. Finally, while in Perth, Dr. Wind met his future wife Kristen. They return to Australia often to visit family and also to continue to interact with the Perth orthopaedic community.

Dr. Wind is excited to bring fellowship specialty training in two distinct areas of orthopedic surgery to the Richmond area. He looks forward to assisting patients with all hip and knee disorders and is proud to offer the latest surgical techniques for both joint preserving and joint replacement surgery.

In his time outside of medicine, Dr. Wind enjoys jogging, cycling, skiing and traveling. He has had the fortune of living in several different countries during his medical training and appreciates the perspectives on medicine and life that these experiences have provided. He and Kristen reside in historic Church Hill and are the proud parents of two boys, Gabriel and Samuel.

 

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