Dr. David Ring, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Ring

Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

1400 N Interstate 35 Ste 320 Austin, TX 78701

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Dr. David Ring, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.


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3.4

Based on 55 reviews

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Way too long on “touchy feely” approaches & way too short on actual experience. Had not done ANY of the surgeries which Best practices recommended for my condition and was not able to give good recs or able to discuss decision tree options. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND
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Wonderful bedside manner and very clear explanations!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

It's hard to be yourself when your arm's not right. Whether it's numbness, pain, a lump, an injury, or an infection, I can help you figure out what's going on and decide between treatment options. I can also help you be resilient when your body needs time or we've hit the limits of modern medicine. I enjoy using my knowledge and skills to help people stay active and achieve their goals.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2000
Ma Gen Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Harvard U/Ma Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
1993
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
1999
1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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(512) 324-8320

Dr. Ring accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (12/23/2014)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ring's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ring performs Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ring performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ring treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Ring treats this condition more than 59% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hands
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ring treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Ring treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Ring's conditions and procedures:

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion