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Phillip R. Ross, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Orthopaedic Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of Michigan (Hand and Microvascular Surgery )
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati (Orthopedic Surgery )
  • Medical Degree: Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Notre Dame (Mathematics and Chinese)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Hand Surgery) (Certification Date: 2022-08-03)
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Certification Date: 2021-08-19)




Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery

Acquired Joint Deformities

Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injury

Aneurysmal Bone Cysts

Arm Fracture

Arm Injuries



Athletic Injuries

Avascular Necrosis (Aseptic necrosis)

Bone Cysts

Bone Disease


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cartilage Damage


Compartment Syndromes

Complex Deformities

Congenital Hand Differences

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

Dislocated Elbow


Elbow Fracture

Flexor Tendon Injuries


Ganglion Cyst


Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath

Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

Greenstick fractures

Hand Deformities

Hand Injuries

Hand Pain

Humeral Fractures

Intra-Articular Fractures

Joint Capsule Release

Joint Diseases

Joint Pain

Median Neuropathy

Muscle Strains

Musculoskeletal Disease

Musculoskeletal Pain

Musculoskeletal Trauma

Nerve Injuries of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow

Orthopaedic Trauma

Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis)

Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)


Overuse Injuries

Pronator Syndrome

Proximal and Distal Bicep Tendon Tear

Radial Neuropathy

Radial Tunnel

Radius Fractures

Sports Related Injuries



Tendon Injuries


Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)


Trigger Finger (Stenosing tenosynovitis)

Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes

Ulnar Neuropathies

Wrist Injuries

Wrist Pain

Peer Reviewed Publications

Crawford, Zachary; Ponce, Robert B; Moore, Michael; Schumaier, Adam; Ross, Phillip; Stern, Peter 2023. Six-Week Radiographic Follow-up Does Not Change Management for Nonoperatively Treated Extraarticular Metacarpal Shaft Fractures. Hand (New York, N.Y.), , 15589447231170249

London, Daniel A; Umpierrez, Erica; Notorgiacomo, Gabrielle; Ross, Phillip R; Wigton, Michael; Wyrick, John D; Hoyer, Reed W 2023. Short-Term Patient Outcomes after Placement of an Internal Joint Stabilizer for Terrible Triad Injuries: A Multicenter Study. The Journal of hand surgery, ,

Ross, Phillip; Willis, Susie; Corrigan, John; Keenan, Heather; Tough, Heather; Terris, Mark; Mallett, Peter; Richardson, Julie 2023. Enhancing parental experience and improving communication through parental participation on PICU ward rounds. Archives of disease in childhood. Education and practice edition, 108 3, 225-227

Aziz, Keith T; Ross, Phillip R 2022. Indications for Ligament Reconstruction and Suspensionplasty in Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty. Hand clinics, 38 2, 207-215

Bridgforth, Andrew B; Ross, Phillip R 2022. Management of the Metacarpophalangeal and Scaphotrapeziotrapezoidal Joints in Patients with Thumb Trapeziometacarpal Arthrosis. Hand clinics, 38 2, 241-247

Ross, Phillip R; Gundlach, Benjamin; Yue, Molin; Chung, Kevin C 2022. Outcomes after Bone-Ligament-Bone Intercarpal Ligament Reconstruction. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 149 4, 901-910

Sasor, Sarah E; Ross, Phillip R 2022. Current Concepts in the Management of Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Disorders. Hand clinics, 38 2, xi

Wessell, Nolan M; Wolverton, Emily; Ross, Phillip; Akiyama, Michelle; Lindley, Emily; Patel, Vikas 2022. Opioid Prescription Monitoring in Preoperative and Postoperative Sacroiliac Joint Fusion Patients. International journal of spine surgery, 16 3, 498-504

Ross, Phillip R; Chung, Kevin C 2020. Instability in the Setting of Distal Radius Fractures: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment. Hand clinics, 36 4, 417-427

Ross, Phillip R; Lan, Wen-Ching; Chen, Jung-Sheng; Kuo, Chang-Fu; Chung, Kevin C 2020. Revision surgery after vascularized or non-vascularized scaphoid nonunion repair: A national population study. Injury, 51 3, 656-662

Ross, Phillip R; Wood, Shannon M; Chung, Kevin C 2020. Industry Funding and Self-Declared Conflict of Interest in Hand Surgery Publications. The Journal of hand surgery, 45 6, 479-487

Ross, Phillip R; Kolovich, Gregory P; Mayerson, Joel L 2015. Harrington rod revision after failed total hip arthroplasty due to missed acetabular metastasis. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), 44 3, E75-7

Abstract Publications

Ross PR, Matar RN, Bates CB, Swenson A, Stern PJ. 2021. Complications of Distal Radius Bridge Plating. , ,