Karli Richards, DPM, FACFAS, CWSP



Richards Orthopedic Center & Sports Medicine



  • Chambersburg Hospital Summit Health Systems
  • Chambersburg Hospital Wound Care Center
  • Fulton County Medical Center


Residency Training:

St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network PM&S 36, Bethlehem PA

Major Fusions, Tendon Transfers, Skin Grafting, Trauma, Forefoot Surgery, Ankle Arthroscopy, Ankle Arthrodiastasis, Antibiotic Impregnated Beads, Arthroeresis, Gastrocnemius Resection, Cadaver Muscle Flap Labs, Extensor Digitorum, Brevis, Supramalleolar, Abductor Hallucis, Digital Fillet

  • Chief Resident 2007-2008
  • Ecuador Mission Trip 2008: Pediatric Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery and Club Foot Corrective Surgery

Charcot Reconstructive Foot Program- Quakertown PA, 2006-2008

Charcot Reconstruction, Intramedullary Nailing, External Fixation, Invasive Bone Stimulation, Total Contact Casting

Advanced Wound Therapies- Quakertown, PA 2005-2008

Limb Salvage, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, VAC Therapy

Advanced Wound Care Center- Bethlehem, PA 2005-2008

Coordinated Health Systems Orthopedic Center- Bethlehem, PA 2005-2008

St. Christopher’s Pediatric Orthopedic Satellite Center- Bethlehem, PA 2005-2006



  • Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Hospital- Santa Clara, CA
  • Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Hospital- Vallejo, CA
  • St. Luke’s Hospital- Bethlehem, PA Christianna Hospital- Willmington, DE



2005-2008: St. Luke’s Hospital Podiatric Residency Program, Level 1 Trauma Center - Allentown and Bethlehem, PA: PM&S 36, Three Year Surgical Podiatric Residency

2001-2005: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine -Philadelphia, PA: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

1997-2001: University of Notre Dame -Notre Dame, IN: Bachelor of Arts, Minor in Pre-Medical Sciences

1995-1997: Mercersburg Academy High School -Mercersburg, PA



  • 2007: Scientific Poster for the St. Luke’s Research symposium titled: “Pathologic Study of the Underlying Organisms Found in Patients with Lower Extremity Necrotizing Fasciitis versus Plantar Space Infections of the foot”.
  • 2008-2009: ACL Injury Prevention with Foot Orthosis In High School Girl Soccer Players (Study in Progress)


Board Certified in Foot Surgery

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons