Dr. Ronald Summers, MD

Dr. Ronald Summers, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Ronald Summers, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cary, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

212 Ashville Ave Ste 30

Cary, NC 27518

Contact Information

(919) 235-0616

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Summers performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Summers's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Creighton University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Mary's Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Summers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Summers does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Summers and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Summers' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Summers to family and friends
19 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Summers' 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

After years of bone on bone knee pain Dr Summers gave me my life back. He replaced both knees a year apart and now I'm pain free to return to my active lifestyle. I have referred many people to Dr Summers. He has an excellent Medical Assistant who responds very quickly by phone or email. He has...more
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