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Dr. Benjamin Ricciardi joins UR Medicine/Highland Hospital

Monday, March 20, 2017

UR Medicine/Highland Hospital welcomes Benjamin F. Ricciardi, M.D., as Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. Ricciardi, an orthopaedic surgeon, specializes in total knee replacements and total hip replacements. He will see patients and perform surgery at Highland Hospital.
Ricciardi recently completed a European Fellowship in hip reconstruction with the ME Müller Foundation. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery and a fellowship in adult reconstruction and joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City where he also served as a research fellow in the mineralized tissue laboratory.
A graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College, Ricciardi received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Colby College. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Ricciardi to our Orthopaedic Center of Excellence at Highland,” said Dr. Bilal Ahmed, Associate Medical Director for Highland Hospital. “Our community relies on Highland for high quality care in orthopaedics, and Dr. Ricciardi will be a key member of our team.”
The Hospital for Special Surgery, where Ricciardi received his training, is the world’s largest academic medical center dedicated to orthopaedics, rheumatology, and related specialties. “We are delighted that this incredibly talented surgeon is joining our faculty,” said Paul Rubery, M.D., chair, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Rochester Medical Center. “UR Medicine continues to attract gifted surgeons who are committed to clinical excellence and innovation in health care.”

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