Ricardo A Gonzales, MD

Primary phone: 603-625-1655


Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Elliot Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists
    185 Queen City Ave., Manchester, NH


  • Medical Education: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship: St. Joseph Medical Center - University of Maryland
  • Undergraduate: University of New Mexico

Boards & Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

About Ricardo A Gonzales, MD

Primary Focus of Interest: Adult hip and knee replacement surgery; anterior hip replacement; partial knee replacement; outpatient joint replacement; revision hip and knee replacement; enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS); rehabilitation

Dr. Gonzales has been serving the Southern New Hampshire community since 2006 and was among the first in Manchester to perform minimally invasive anterior hip replacement surgery, computer navigated knee replacement surgery, and outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Graduating from Vanderbilt University Medical School in 2000, he went on to complete his orthopaedic training as well as his fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System in Baltimore, Maryland.

While practicing at Dartmouth Hitchcock Manchester, Dr. Gonzales served as the Associate Director - Orthopaedic Service Line and was awarded New Hampshire Magazine Top Doctor in 2020. Dr. Gonzales joined the orthopaedic team at the Elliot Hospital in 2020.

Dr. Gonzales has published multiple peer reviewed articles and presented original research at national meetings. Dr. Gonzales is currently collaborating with a multidisciplinary team in order to enhance the perioperative care pathway at the Elliot Hospital in order to achieve early recovery for patients undergoing joint replacement surgery.