Dr. A. Kirk Reichard is a highly skilled, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in complex hip and knee joint replacement and revision. Having undergone specific training in his particular subspecialty, Dr. Reichard has a particular aptitude for the anterior approach to total hip replacement, hip revision, partial knee replacement, and knee replacement surgery. In addition, he is a preferred surgeon to perform complex joint reconstruction and revision surgeries, which include joint arthritis and inflammatory conditions, degenerative issues, failed joint surgery, infected joints, and avascular necrosis (blood-flow problem) of hip and knee joints. After excelling in the Harvard University Health Careers Program, Dr. Reichard earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2005. He completed his internship and spent five years of orthopaedic residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Following his residency, Dr. Reichard was accepted to the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandria, Virginia, where he dedicated one year, focused exclusively on hip and knee total joint replacement surgery, complex revisions, preoperative pain management and care, bearing surfaces, surgical approaches, and infection of these replacements. Dr. Reichard was awarded the JBJS Resident Journal Club Grant during his residency and is a two-time winner of the Riley Children's Hospital Red Shoe Award, which honors outstanding accomplishment in patient-centered care. It is this earnest training and dedication, along with his many honors and distinctions that has made Dr. Reichard a premier hip and knee surgeon in Spokane and the Pacific Northwest. When he's not relieving patients from complex hip and knee injuries and conditions, Dr. Reichard is an avid outdoor athlete who enjoys snowboarding, hiking, and surfing as well as spending time with his wife, Julie, and daughters, Grace and Emma.