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Benjamin F. Ricciardi, M.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 341-9763

Fax: (585) 341-9865

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Orthopaedics & Physical Performance

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Ricciardi is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement. His interests include all aspects of hip replacement surgery including both minimally invasive anterior approach, hip resurfacing, and complex revisions after failure. He also performs computer-assisted total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and revision knee replacement after failure. In addition to his clinical duties, he is actively involved in research and national leadership in joint replacement. He has published over 50 peer reviewed publications and presented over 60 papers at national and international meetings. Additionally, he serves on the editorial board of major journals in orthopedics.

He received his medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College, where he received a number of awards and graduated as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Ricciardi's training in orthopedic surgery and fellowship training in joint replacement surgery were completed at the Hospital for Special Surgery and New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He received an additional one year of fellowship training in hip and knee replacement where he gained further experience in both complex revision (after joint replacement failure) and minimally invasive primary joint replacement including direct anterior hip replacement and computer-assisted surgery. After his fellowship, he was awarded the prestigious European Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction from the ME Muller Foundation to study both hip preservation and joint replacement from European leaders in the field.

Research

Dr. Ricciardi is actively involved as a clinician-scientist. His current research focuses on the impact of governmental policies on patient outcomes after total hip and total knee replacement. Additionally, he has a research interest in improving the diagnosis and treatment options for patients with prosthetic joint infection. His research background has included studies in multiple clinical and translational research topics concerning both joint replacement and joint preservation surgery. Dr. Ricciardi has spent a number of years working in the Mineralized Tissue Laboratory at the Hospital for Special Surgery where he investigated both the biology of fracture healing and implant osseointegration. Additionally, he was a part of a group investigating the cellular and molecular processes of hip replacement failure due to adverse local tissue reaction (ALTR) secondary to metal corrosion. Lastly, he has experience working within clinical registries to investigate the outcomes after joint preservation surgery such as periacetabular osteotomy for hip dysplasia.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2009
MD | Weill Cornell Medical College

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2016 - 02/28/2017
Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction at ME Muller Foundation - North America

08/01/2015 - 08/01/2016
Fellowship in Reconstructive Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery

6/1/2012 - 6/30/2014
Research in Research at Hospital for Special Surgery

6/8/2010 - 6/1/2015
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery

06/8/2009 - 6/8/2010
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery

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Awards

2018
Presidential poster award: Effect of medical and functional needs on costs of geriatric hip fracture care
Sponsor: American Geriatric Society
Location: Orlando, FL

2017
Blue ribbon article: Provider-initiated patient satisfaction reporting yields improved physician ratings relative to commercial
Sponsor: Orthopedics

2016
European Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction, ME Müller Foundation
Location: Hospital for Special Surgery

2015
Russell F Warren Award for Excellence in Basic/Translational Research
Location: Hospital for Special Surgery

2013
Eduardo A Salvati Resident Research Grant Award
Location: Hospital for Special Surgery

2009
Alpha Omega Alpha
Location: Weill Cornell Medical College

2009
T Campbell Thompson Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery
Location: Weill Cornell Medical College

2009
Robert M Lintz Prize for Efficiency in Rheumatic Disease
Location: Weill Cornell Medical College

2009
Gustave J Noback Memorial Fund for Advanced Study and Teaching in Anatomy
Location: Weill Cornell Medical College

2009
Barbara Schmalzreidt Gast Memorial Fund for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Location: Weill Cornell Medical College

2004
Summa Cum Laude
Location: Colby College

2004
Phi Beta Kappa
Location: Colby College

2004
Berkshire Prize for Top Economics Major
Location: Colby College

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Publications

Journal Articles

6/8/2021
Brodell JD, Neumaier M, Ricciardi BF. "Early Postoperative Pneumonia After Elective Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty in "COVID-19 Survivor": A Case Report." JBJS case connector.. 2021 Jun 8; 11(2)Epub 2021 Jun 08.

5/5/2021
Ricciardi BF. "CORR Insights®: Is Cam Morphology Found in Ancient and Medieval Populations in Addition to Modern Populations?" Clinical orthopaedics and related research.. 2021 May 5; Epub 2021 May 05.

5/3/2021
Thirukumaran CP, Kim Y, Cai X, Ricciardi BF, Li Y, Fiscella KA, Mesfin A, Glance LG. "Association of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model With Disparities in the Use of Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement." JAMA network open.. 2021 May 3; 4(5):e2111858. Epub 2021 May 03.

Books & Chapters

2020
Chapter Title: Orthopedic Knowledge Update 13
Book Title: 2020
Author List: Ricciardi BF, Schwarz EM.
Edited By: Javad Parvizi MD
Published By: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 2020 in Rosemont

2018
Chapter Title: Combined Pinning and Arthroscopic Osteoplasty for Stable Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Book Title: Pediatric Pelvic and Proximal Femoral Osteotomies: A Clinical Casebook
Author List: Ricciardi BF, Manner H, Leunig M
Edited By: Reggie Hamdy and Neil Saran
Published By: Springer Publishing 2018 in New York

2017
Chapter Title: Knee Anatomy
Book Title: Postoperative Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Author List: Haas SB and Ricciardi BF
Edited By: Andrew Green and Roman Hayda
Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2017 in Philadelphia

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