Dr. Ryan G. Miyamoto is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of athletic injuries and performs arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, and hip. He has a special interest in joint preservation of the active patient. His practice includes patients of all ages and encompasses treatment of fractures, sports injuries, and arthritis of the shoulder, hip and knee. His subspecialty covers numerous sports injuries such as rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, ACL injuries, meniscus and cartilage damage in the knee, as well as labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement in the hip. Dr. Miyamoto performs arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee and hip and is also certified in collagen meniscal implant surgery.
A native of suburban Maryland, Dr. Miyamoto graduated from Princeton University where he was a member of the 1995 Ivy League Champion football team. He then attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he obtained his medical degree followed by residency at New York University-Hospital for Joint Diseases. During residency, Dr. Miyamoto completed specialized training in orthopaedic trauma surgery at the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland, one of the busiest and most respected trauma centers in the country.
After residency, Dr. Miyamoto went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the prestigious Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado. During his fellowship, he participated in the orthopaedic care of many professional athletes including members of the US Ski and Snowboard Teams.
Dr. Miyamoto has published numerous articles in the predominant orthopaedic journals including the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Journal of Orthopaedics. Additionally, he has co-authored several book chapters including the arthroscopic treatment of cartilage injuries in the hip as well as ACL injuries in the mature athlete. See Dr. Miyamoto’s press release on knee ligament injuries on the AAOS website.
Dr. Miyamoto is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy.