Ryan Simovitch, MD

Primary Specialties:
  • Orthopedic Surgery  (Board Certified)
  • Orthopedics - Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedics - Shoulder, Elbow

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  • About

    About

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Simovitch specializes in the treatment of complex shoulder and sports medicine ailments, with particular expertise in arthroscopic and advanced open primary and revision reconstruction of the shoulder and elbow, as well as reverse shoulder replacement. He utilizes the most advanced arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to repair and reconstruct damaged bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and cartilage.

    Dr. Simovitch believes in treating each patient as an individual and applying new and evidence based principles to treat common and complicated problems. He is dedicated to the treatment of his patients and prides himself on his availability to those he treats.

  • Education

    Education

    Residency:

    Duke University Medical Center

    Fellowship:

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Affiliate of Harvard Medical School and Balgrist Hospital (Zurich, Switzerland)

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    1. Management of the Os Acromiale. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Simovitch RW, Pennington S, Lavery K, Warner JJP. September 2006. Volume7(3) 147-154.
    2. Pectoralis Major Transfer for Scapular Winging. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. In Press. Simovitch RW, Lavery KP, Chung ST, Warner JP.
    3. Radiographic and Anatomic Predictors of Scapular Notching in the DELTA III Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement. Simovitch RW, Zumstein M, Lohri E, Helmy N, Gerber C. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. In Press
    4. Pediatric Elbow Trauma.Lins R, Simovitch R, Waters P. Orthopaedic Clinics of North America. January 1999. Volume 30(1):p 119-132.
    5. Anatomy for the Radial Side of the Wrist. Clinical Anatomy.Simovitch R, Frank C, Able M. Pulley 2001. Volume 14(4): p 246-247.
    6. Foot and Ankle Injuries in Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation for Active Older Athletes. Simovitch RW, Easley M. (Ed) Speer K. Human Kinetics, Chapter 9. January 2005.
    7. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in a Competitive Baseball Player Secondary to the Anomalous Insertion of an Atrophic Pectoralis Minor Muscle: A Case Report. Simovitch RW, Bal GK, Basamania CJ. Am J Sports Med. February 2006. P 1016-1019.
    8. Manufacturing Imperfection of a Locking Plate Screw Hole: A Case Report. Radkowski, CA, Simovitch RW, Zura RD. Journal of Long Term Effects of Medical Implants. Volume 16. Issue 2. 2006.
    9. Intramedullary Fixation of Fibula Fractures with Flexible Titanium Elastic Nails: Surgical technique and a case report. Simovitch RW, Radkowski CA, Zura RD. Journal of Long Term Effects of Medical Implants. Volume 16. Issue 2. 2006
    10. Acetabular Dome Retroversion: Radiological Appearance, Incidence and Relevance. Dora C, Leunig M, Beck M, Simovitch RW, Ganz R. Hip International. In Press.