Dr. Ronald R. Hugate Jr., MD

Dr. Ronald R. Hugate Jr., MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 45 years old

Dr. Hugate specializes in orthopedic oncology, bone healing, complex joint replacement and reconstruction and hip preservationRead more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Glendale |
Dr. Hugate recently replaced an infected hip prosthesis for my grandmother. He did not perform the original hip replacement, but we were referred to him for his expertise in complex cases. Dr. Hugate and his PAs communicated well with the family throughout the process. At follow up appointments, Dr. Hugate and his staff, especially Donna, went above and beyond to ensure that my grandma was comfortable despite her limited mobility.
in Louisville, CO |
I had a PAO with Dr.Hugate. I felt that I was taken care of. 8 months later, I feel great. I am SO thankful to him and his staff. They are wonderful.
in Aurora, CO |
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, DR.HUGATE SAVED MY LIFE, AFTER NEEDING A FORTH T.H.A.(HIP REPLACEMENT) FOR DEVICE FAILURES. HE FOUND THE WAYS AND THE MEANS TO SAVE MY LEG AND GO ON WITH MY LIFE...THANKS AGAIN DR. HUGATE. DAVID V.
in Englewood Colorado 80112 |
He was absolutely amazing. This is my husband second knee surgery 10 months ago he had a knee replacement and has not been able to walk since Dr. Hugh gate figured out exactly what was wrong took care of it told us what to do to keep it good he started surgery promptly he followed through the next morning promptly he was friendly professional couldn't of asked for a better doctor
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Ecchondromata
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enchondromata
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Ewing's Tumor
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Dysplasia, Beukes Type
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Socket Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hip Subluxation
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Cancer
  • Joint Fracture
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cancer
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome, Type 2
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steppage Gait
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Computer-Assisted Total Hip Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Surgery
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Resurfacing
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Posterior Mini-Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Penn State University-Milton S Hersey Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Penn State University-Milton S Hershey Medical Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Clinic College Of Medicine

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Virginia Commonwealth Univ Vcu/McV

    Graduated in 1994

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Army Commendation Medal for excellence in battlefield surgical care- Baghdad, Iraq, 2003
    • Army Commendation Medal for excellence in battlefield surgical care - Sharana, Afghanistan, 2010
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  • Media & Publications
    • Co-Author 'The Handbook of Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery: Through the Eyes of the Patient, Surgeon and Medical Team" Multiple Scientific Publications and Presentations
    • Multiple Television Appearances on 'Animal Planet- Emergency Vets", Channel 9 News Denver, Channel 4 News Denver, Colorado Public Radio, etc.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hugate Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Hugate Jr.

Level of trust in provider's decisions
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hugate Jr.'s Care Philosophy

Dr. Hugate specializes in orthopedic oncology, bone healing, complex joint replacement and reconstruction and hip preservation