Richard A. Ruffin, M.D.

Undergraduate Education:

University of Notre Dame, B. S. 1981, South Bend, Indiana

Medical Education:

University of Oklahoma, M.D. 1985, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Orthopedic Residency:  University of Iowa 1985-1990, Iowa City, Iowa

Fellowship Training:

Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery
Kleinert Institute 1990-1991, Louisville, Kentucky
Joined Orthopedic Associates, Inc. 1991


Hands, wrist, upper extremities, elbow and shoulders.

Professional Memberships:

• Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Hand Surgery

• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

• American Society for Surgery of the Hand

• Arthroscopy Association of North America

Special Interests and Honors:

Dr. Ruffin has a specialty interest in disorders of the hand and upper extremity. Patients with athletic injuries, arthritis, occupational disorders and congenital deformities are treated with the latest techniques, including arthroscopy and microsurgery. Nerve compressive disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, are also treated with the latest innovative, yet proven surgical and nonsurgical methods.

For an appointment with Dr. Richard A. Ruffin please call 405-947-0911.