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Ryan Hess, MD

Orthopedics / Bones & Joints
I provide compassionate care to customers of all ages.
Practice Location:
North Memorial Health - Robbinsdale Medical Building
North Memorial Health - Minnetonka Medical Center

Approach To Care

Dr. Hess treats a range of athletic injuries from the amateur to professional levels. His clinical interests include:

  • Sports medicine and the treatment of a broad range of sports injuries.
  • Shoulder care with a special interest in the treatment of overhead athletic injuries including ligament, tendon, cartilage and traumatic injuries.
  • Knee care of tendon, ligament and cartilage injuries, multi-ligament knee injuries, and patella dislocations.
  • Hip care including treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and hip arthroscopy.
  • Elbow care with special interest in the treatment of overhead athletic injuries including ligament, tendon, cartilage and traumatic injuries.

Experience

Education

  • Medical Degree – Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Residency

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center/Creighton Medical Foundation

Certification

  • Board Certified – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Recognition

  • Frank P. Stone, MD Award for Outstanding Resident Academic Excellence, 2012
  • AOA Resident Leadership Forum, 2011
  • Best PGY-3 Teaching Resident of the Year Award, 2010

Membership

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • AOA Emerging Leaders
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • South Carolina Medical Society
  • South Carolina Orthopaedic Association

Personal

Dr. Hess is originally from Verndale, Minnesota where he was raised on a family dairy farm. In his free time, Dr. Hess enjoys baseball, softball, basketball, golfing, fishing, hunting and spending time with his wife and son.