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Dr. Ralph Garretson, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Garretson

Blue Ridge Orthopaedic/Spine

52 W Shirley Ave Warrenton, VA 20186

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Dr. Ralph Garretson, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Warrenton, VA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.


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Was excellent! Appointments were quick and informative. All of my questions were answered in a way i could understand. Excellent surgeon and Dr.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ralph Garretson, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Warrenton, VA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Rush Med Center
Residency Hospital
1996
Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
Medical School
2002
2001
1996

Awards

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(540) 347-9220

Dr. Garretson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Advantage
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Anthem
Blue Open Access PPO
Direct Access w/HSA HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Card
Blue Preferred Select
HealthKeepers HMO
KeyCare PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Preferred PPO
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Coventry Health Care of Virginia
Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
One Net
One Net PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Garretson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Rotator Cuff Tear
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garretson treats Rotator Cuff Tear more than 98% of his peers

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

Rotator Cuff Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garretson performs Rotator Cuff Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Garretson performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Shoulder Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garretson treats Shoulder Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Garretson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Garretson's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spine Disorders
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture

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Fauquier Hospital

Warrenton, VA

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