Dr. David Ratliff, MD

Dr. David Ratliff, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. David Ratliff, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Wayne, NJ and has been practicing for 7 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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Top Care Areas

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Hand Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ratliff "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."

9  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

131  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amputated Finger
  • Amputated Thumb
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Disorders
  • Arm Injuries
  • Arthritic Conditions of the Upper Extremity
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bicep Muscle Strain
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bowler's Finger Syndrome
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brachydactyly - Elbow, Wrist Dysplasia
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle 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
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • 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 Sports Injuries
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Pain
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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80  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • 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
  • Finger Amputation
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • 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 or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Ligament Repair
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Paracentesis
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatologic and Osteoarthritis Reconstruction
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Albert Einstein College Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University of Pittsburgh Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ratliff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ratliff's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ratliff to family and friends
24 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ratliff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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...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...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...more
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He came in on a holiday weekend and took time away from his family to help me. He spent time explaining everything and was very helpful to my family. The care and attention I received from him was 5 stars. He kept an eye on everything during my stay at Valley. We wouldn't think of going to anyone...more
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