Rich Dalaba is a native of the Capital Region, growing up in Stillwater, New York. Rich joined Northeast Orthopaedics after receiving his Masters Degree from the Albany Medical College PA program in July of 2008. He is board certified by NCCPA and a member of Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS). His time is spent both in the office and operating room working with Dr. Frank Congiusta, a total joint specialist.
Prior to joining the practice, he was a Registered Nurse for 15 years and most recently worked in Northeast Orthopaedics ambulatory surgery center. His other nursing experiences include general surgery, organ donation and emergency care.
His outside interests include golfing, teaching EMS, spending time with his wife Joy and son Aaron, and small engine repair.