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Ryan Roach - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Ryan Roach

Assistant Professor | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Dr. Ryan Roach specializes and has published many different forms of media for hip, knee, and shoulder surgery.


Dr. Ryan Roach is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine at the University of Florida, where he also serves as team physician. He is the recipient of the Wayne Huizenga Endowed Professor of Sports Medicine. Dr. Roach specializes in hip, knee, and shoulder surgery and has published manuscripts, book chapters, videos and has lectured internationally on such topics.

Areas of Expertise (3)

Shoulder Surgery

Hip Surgery

Knee Surgery

Media Appearances (3)

UF Orthopaedics surgeons present AOSSM webinar on ABOS Board Preparation

UF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine  online


Sports medicine surgeon Ryan Roach, MD, MS and Hand & Upper Extremity surgeon Jonathan Wright, MD of the UF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine were selected by the AOSSM to present on “ABOS Part II: Board Preparation.” This live webinar will focus on helping sports medicine orthopaedic surgeons prepare for the ABOS exam Part II Oral Exam.

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UF Ortho Hand and Upper Extremity Division presents research at ICSES 2023

UF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine  online


The UF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine recently had the privilege of presenting its research (6 oral presentations and over 20 poster presentations) at the 2023 International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (ICSES), the world’s largest meeting focused on research in shoulder and elbow surgery.

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UF Ortho Faculty, Fellows, and Residents attend Florida Orthopaedic Society Annual Scientific Meeting

UF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine  online


UF Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine faculty, fellows, and residents attended the Florida Orthopaedic Society (FOS) Annual Scientific Meeting. The FOS was founded in an effort to raise the standards of orthopaedic practices by providing ongoing education, networking, recognition, and certification.

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Articles (3)

Rehabilitation Protocols in Elbow Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries: A Systematic Review of Articles Published in the Last 20 Years

Sports Health

Timothy R. Buchanan, et. al


Elbow medial ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injuries have become increasingly common in athletes. Despite this, rehabilitation protocols appear to vary drastically, which may explain the clinical equipoise regarding optimal management. This systematic review reports rehabilitation characteristics reported after UCL injuries and compares reported outcomes based on early versus delayed rehabilitation.

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Comparison of Pain Scores and Functional Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Hip Labral Repair and Concomitant Capsular Repair or Plication Versus No Closure

Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine

Victoria E. Bindi, et. al


The need for capsular closure during arthroscopic hip labral repair is debated. To compare pain and functional outcomes in patients undergoing arthroscopic hip labral repair with concomitant repair or plication of the capsule versus no closure.

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Correction: Pain scores and functional outcomes of patients with shoulder labral repair using all-suture anchors versus conventional anchors

European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology

David A. Freeman, et. al


The purpose of this study was to compare PROMs in patients undergoing anterior glenoid labral repair using all-suture versus conventional anchors. We hypothesized PROMs would be similar between groups.

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