Orthopaedic Surgery

Richard Franklin Bruch , MD

Triangle Orthopedic Associates PA
120 William Penn Plz
Durham, NC 27704

(919) 220-5255


Dr. Bruch trained in Chicago at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Bruch is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Experienced in a broad range of bone and joint problems, Dr. Bruch enjoys general orthopaedic practice. Special areas of interest include problems of the foot and rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Bruch has been the team physician for the Durham Bulls Baseball Team since 1980. Dr. Bruch is strongly committed to medicine as a profession and to the health of the people of North Carolina. Dr. Bruch is active in medical affairs on the local, state and national level. He is a past-president of both the Durham-Orange County Medical Society and the North Carolina Medical Society. Dr. Bruch serves on the State Health Coordinating Council. This council provides advice to the governor regarding needs for hospitals, operating rooms and technology equipment. Dr. Bruch began practicing in 1977, and retired in 2011. He continues to work closely with the Administrative Team of Triangle Orthopaedics as a Consulting Physician. Our team of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Durham, North Carolina believes that a patient should not have to live with chronic pain. Dr. Richard Bruch specializes in orthopaedic surgery techniques at Triangle Orthopaedics. Dr. Bruch employs state-of-the-art techniques with a result of decreased recovery time for our patients. Triangle Orthopaedic believes that our patients deserve to return to the activities that they love the most as soon as possible, and without pain. Dr. Bruch strives to make his orthopaedic patient's goals, our goals, and work with you to create treatment plans that work for your individual needs.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 50 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English


Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • North Carolina Specialty Hospital

Education and Training

Medical School
University Of Illinois At Chicago College Of Medicine,University Of Illinois At Chicago College Of Medicine Graduated in 1972

Main Location

Triangle Orthopedic Associates PA
120 William Penn Plz
Durham, NC 27704
(919) 220-5255

Fax: []
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Insurance Plans Accepted

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor’s office as it may change frequently.
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC Blue Value
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO