Dr. David Ratliff, MD

Dr. David Ratliff, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. David Ratliff, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Wayne, NJ and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, pediatric hand surgery, and more.

504 Valley Rd Ste 201

Wayne, NJ 07470

Contact Information

(973) 942-1315

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicare

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Dr. Ratliff's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hand Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ratliff treats Hand Fracture more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ratliff treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Scaphoid Fractures
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ratliff treats Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ratliff treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ratliff treats Fracture more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ratliff treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Ratliff's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Amputated Finger
Amputated Thumb
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Disorders
Arm Injuries
Arm Surgery
Arthritic Conditions of the Upper Extremity
Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Finger
Arthritis of the Hand
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthritis of the Wrist
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Avulsion Fracture
Baker’s Cyst
Bicep Injuries
Bicep Muscle Strain
Biceps Tendinitis
Bone and Joint Repair
Bone Disorders
Bowler's Finger Syndrome
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brachydactyly - Elbow, Wrist Dysplasia
Broken Arm
Broken Finger
Broken Shoulder Blade
Carpal Fractures
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Colles' Fracture
Complex Fractures
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complex Traumatic Conditions of the Upper Extremity
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
Congenital Deformity
Congenital Hand Surgery
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Disorders
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Pain
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Tenotomy
Endoscopic Hand Surgery
Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Extra-Articular Fracture
Finger Amputation
Finger Disorders
Finger Injuries
Finger Joint Sprain
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Forearm Injuries
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand and Wrist Osteoarthrotomy
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Ligament Rupture
Hand Muscle Strain
Hand Neuropathy
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Pain
Hand Reconstruction
Hand Surgery
Hand Tendon Repair
Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
Heel Spur
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Resurfacing
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intra-Articular Fracture
Joint Fracture
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Ligament Reconstruction
Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
Ligament Repair
Limb Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Malunion of Fracture
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Microsurgical Procedure
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
Pathologic Fracture
Pediatric Fractures
Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Sports Injuries
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatologic and Osteoarthritis Reconstruction
Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Muscle Strain
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Resurfacing
Shoulder Sprain
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Tendinitis
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
Simple Fractures
Sports Injuries
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Steroid Injection
Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
Stress Fracture
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
Total Wrist Replacement
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
Upper Extremity Fracture
Upper Extremity Pain
Upper Extremity Reconstruction
Upper Extremity Trauma
Wear and Tear Arthritis
Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
Wrist Disorders
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Injuries
Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
Wrist Pain
Wrist Reconstruction
Wrist Replacement
Wrist Sprain
Wrist Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Ratliff is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in hand & upper extremity surgery. He routinely performs microsurgery, reconstructive surgery, bone fracture surgery, arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.


  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery


University Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Residency Hospital
Albert Einstein College Medicine
Internship Hospital
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Undergraduate School


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I met Dr. Ratliff in 2012 while he was working in WNY. I had carpal tunnel and had been given the run around with a different Dr. Seeing Dr Ratliff was the best choice I made. He was patient and kind while explaining the condition and avail options. After surgery he followed up to make sure that...Read More
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Currently sitting in the ER b/c my 5 year old climbed up on the counter and came down with a bang on his arm and broke it bad! You can see the break, he hand and wrist were literally dangling! The ER called Dr. Ratcliffe in. He came in, cool calm & collective and told myself and my two teen...Read More
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Dr. Ratliff is an amazing surgeon, on oct 20,2017 I had a terrible accident on my job. I literally almost lost my index finger but thank god I was introduced to Dr.Ratliff he literally saved my finger. Thank you so much!!!!
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I had a fall and broke my left radius. Dr Ratliff was the attending emergency room doctor... Lucky me. He repaired my wrist, the scar is hardly noticeable... I'm back to instructing all of my exercise classes. Dr Ratliff and staff provided excellent service. He was very empathetic with me, as well...Read More
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I fractured my ankle and I could never thank Dr. Ratliff enough for the excellent and quality care he rendered in and out of the hospital. I knew the moment we met he was the surgeon I needed. I wanted a surgeon who is professional, knowledgeable, concerned, caring, a great listener, humble and who...Read More
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