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Ryan E. Dobbs, MD

Sports Medicine

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine – American Board of Medical Specialties

Dr. Dobbs received his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and did his orthopedic residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He has also completed an Orthopedic Sports Medicine fellowship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has been practicing at the Reno Orthopedic Clinic since 2006.

Dr. Dobbs is subspecialty trained in Sports Medicine and is a member of the AOSSM (American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine) and the Washoe County Medical Society.

Dr. Dobbs is Board Certified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is one of the few physicians in Nevada who has his Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine from The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Dr. Dobbs currently serves as a team physician for the Reno Aces and the Reno Bighorns.

Dr. Ryan Dobbs - Publications & Presentations

Presentations at National Meetings


Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction. Video presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, 2/2007. Held over for “Encore Presentation” at 2008 AAOS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, 3/2008.

Total Knee Arthroplasty after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.

Mid-America Annual Meeting. Podium presentation. San Antonio, Texas, 4/2006

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Patients over Fifty.

Mid-America Annual Meeting. Podium presentation. Amelia Island Florida, 4/2005.

Minnesota Orthopaedic Society. Podium presentation. Minneapolis, Minnesota, 5/2005.

Perioperative Morbidity and Thirty-Day Mortality after Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures Treated by Internal Fixation or Arthroplasty. Mid-America Annual Meeting. Podium presentation. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. 4/2003.

Quadriceps Tendon Rupture After Total Knee Arthroplasty.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Podium presentation. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2/2003.

Perioperative Morbidity and Thirty-Day Mortality after Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures Treated by Internal Fixation or Arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Poster presentation. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2/2003.

Flexion/Extension Roentgenograms of the Cervical Spine in Trauma Screening Protocols.

Podium presentations:

  • The National Medical Student Research Forum, Galveston, TX. 1998.
  • The Western Student Medical Research Forum, Carmel, CA. 1998.
  • The George G. Bierkamper Medical Research Forum, Reno, NV. 1997.

Publications


Dahm, E.L., Wulf, C.A., Dajani, K.A., Dobbs, R.E., Levy, B.A., & Stuart, M.A. Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Patients Over 50 Years. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, British, 2008: 90(11): 1446-50.

Hoxie, S.C., Dobbs, R.E., Dahm, D.L., & Trousdale, R.T. Total Knee Arthoplasty after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Journal of Arthroplasty, 2008; 23(7): 1005-8.

Dobbs, R.E., Greis, P.E., & Burks, R.T. Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Instructional Video. Video presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting 2/2007 in San Diego and 3/2008 in San Francisco. Available for purchase through the AAOS.

LeGrand, A.B., Greis, P.E., Dobbs, R.E., & Burks, R.T. MPFL Reconstruction. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 2007 Jun;15(2):72-7.

Dobbs, R.E., Greis, P.E., & Burks, R.T. Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction. Techniques in Knee Surgery. 2007; vol 6(1).

Dobbs, R.E., Hanssen, A.D., Lewallen, D.G., & Pagnano, M.W. Quadriceps Tendon Rupture After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Prevalence, Complications and Outcomes. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American, 2005; 87:37-45.

Dobbs, R.E., Parvizi, J., & Lewallen, D.G. Perioperative Morbidity and Thirty-Day Mortality after Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures Treated by Internal Fixation or Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty, 2005, 20(8):963-6.

Dobbs, R.E., Parvizi, J., & Lewallen, D.G. Perioperative Morbidity and Thirty-Day Mortality after Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures Treated by Internal Fixation or Arthroplasty. Excerpts published in The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting Newsletter.

Dobbs, R.E., Bray, T.J., & Starich, G.H. Flexion/Extension Roentgenograms of the Cervical Spine in Trauma Screening Protocols. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 1998; 46(1): 160A.

The Center for Sports Medicine

The Reno Orthopedic Clinic Sports Medicine Team is dedicated to safety in sports. Whether the activity is recreational, or competitive, we utilize the most up to date, evidence-based approach to keep you in or return you to your active lifestyle. We are the most diverse orthopedic rehabilitation team in the Reno-Tahoe region including orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and sports nutritionists. As part of our Sports Medicine Program we provide multiple programming choices to ensure the Reno-Tahoe area community has the best sports medicine and sport performance programs available.