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David E. Ruchelsman, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.
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David E. Ruchelsman, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

Hand Surgery, P.C.

About

Dr. Ruchelsman specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders, and injuries of the elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand in patients ranging in age from infancy to adulthood. His subspecialty practice includes upper extremity trauma and sports injuries, post traumatic reconstruction, tendon disorders, arthroscopy, peripheral nerve surgery, and microsurgery. He continues to pioneer the use of ultrasound-guided cortisone and platelet rich plasma injections in the hand and wrist.

Treatments and Procedures Offered:

My subspecialty expertise includes: Elite athlete hand and wrist injuries, Reconstructive techniques of the hand and wrist, Small joint arthroscopy, Peripheral nerve surgery, Ultra-sound guided injections

Awards and/or Certifications:

  • Chief of Hand Surgery, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA
  • Consultant Hand Surgeon, Harvard University Athletic Department
  • Consultant Hand Surgeon, Boston College Athletic Department
  • Consultant Hand Surgeon, Babson College Athletic Department
  • Consultant Hand Surgeon, Brandeis University Athletic Department
  • 2017 Castle Connolly Top Doctors
  • 2017 Boston Magazine Top Doctors
  • 2018 Castle Connolly Top Doctors
  • 2018 Boston Magazine Top Doctors

Keywords: Elite athlete hand and wrist injuries, Reconstructive techniques of the hand and wrist, Small joint arthroscopy, Peripheral nerve surgery, Ultra-sound guided injections

Special expertise

Elite athlete hand and wrist injuries, Reconstructive techniques of the hand and wrist, Small joint arthropscopy, Peripheral nerve surgery, Ultra-sound guided injections

Awards

Top Doctor: 2017, 2019

Hospitals

Primary Hospital: Newton-Wellesley Hospital