Dr. Ryan Arnold, MD

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OrthoWest, P.C. 2725 S 144th St Ste 212 Omaha, NE 68144 Get Directions
Dr. Ryan Arnold, MD
Dr. Arnold is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, fellowship-trained and specializing in Sports Medicine and Cartilage Reconstruction. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University, he earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Arnold then remained at UNMC to complete his Orthopaedic Residency where he developed an interest in Sports Medicine. For further training and specialization, Dr. Arnold completed a Sports Medicine and Cartilage Reconstruction fellowship at Atlanta Sports Medicine under the direction of Dr. Scott D. Gillogly, a pioneer in the treatment of articular cartilage disorders. During this training, Dr. Arnold served as an Assistant Team Physician for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League and Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League. Dr. Arnold's practice encompass all sports-related injures while specializing in knee-related injuries. He has developed a particular emphasis on acute and complex knee injuries, knee ligament reconstruction, and cartilage restoration. Dr. Arnold has extensive experience in ACL reconstruction and ACL revision, multi-ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair, and patella dislocations and stabilization procedures. Dr. Arnold has particular interest in cartilage repair and restorative procedures, including autologous chondrocyte implantation, osteochondral autografts and allografts. Dr. Arnold has research interest in the treatment of difficult cartilage disorders and has co-authored research on the subject as well as presented at National and International meetings. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and International Cartilage Repair Society. Dr. Arnold currently serves as a Team Physician for the Omaha Lancers Hockey (USHL), Nebraska Schools Activities Association, Omaha Mammoths Professional Football, Bellevue University, Omaha Beef Indoor Football, and Burke High School. Dr. Arnold currently sees patients in Omaha and Norfolk, NE and admits patients at the Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital and Methodist Hospital. His clinical team includes physician assistant, Jeremy Vanicek and nurse, Kim Beach.

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Dr. Arnold's Care Philosophy

My areas of interest include the treatment of sport-related injuries and cartilage disorders in athletes of all ages. I focus on injuries to the knee with special interests in cartilage repair, ligamentous injuries, meniscus injury and disorders of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap). I firmly believe the key to treating you as a patient begins with listening. I strive to have your experience at OrthoWest be a positive one and provide you with the best orthopaedic care available.

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OrthoNebraska2725 S 144th St Ste 212
Omaha, NE 68144
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Dr. Arnold's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Fantastic experience. Very smooth clinic process. Heard from all of our friends he was the doc to see for knee problems in the area. Was not disappointed. Great bedside manner and compassionate. Hospital and Clinic experience were unlike anything we experienced before.
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Dr. Arnold is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, fellowship-trained and specializing in Sports Medicine and Cartilage Reconstruction. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University, he earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Arnold then remained at UNMC to complete his Orthopaedic Residency where he developed an interest in Sports Medicine.

For further training and specialization, Dr. Arnold completed a Sports Medicine and Cartilage Reconstruction fellowship at Atlanta Sports Medicine under the direction of Dr. Scott D. Gillogly, a pioneer in the treatment of articular cartilage disorders. During this training, Dr. Arnold served as an Assistant Team Physician for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League and Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League.

Dr. Arnold's practice encompass all sports-related injures while specializing in knee-related injuries. He has developed a particular emphasis on acute and complex knee injuries, knee ligament reconstruction, and cartilage restoration. Dr. Arnold has extensive experience in ACL reconstruction and ACL revision, multi-ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair, and patella dislocations and stabilization procedures. Dr. Arnold has particular interest in cartilage repair and restorative procedures, including autologous chondrocyte implantation, osteochondral autografts and allografts.

Dr. Arnold has research interest in the treatment of difficult cartilage disorders and has co-authored research on the subject as well as presented at National and International meetings. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and International Cartilage Repair Society.

Dr. Arnold currently serves as a Team Physician for the Omaha Lancers Hockey (USHL), Nebraska Schools Activities Association, Omaha Mammoths Professional Football, Bellevue University, Omaha Beef Indoor Football, and Burke High School.

Dr. Arnold currently sees patients in Omaha and Norfolk, NE and admits patients at the Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital and Methodist Hospital. His clinical team includes physician assistant, Jeremy Vanicek and nurse, Kim Beach.

Dr. Arnold's Care Philosophy

My areas of interest include the treatment of sport-related injuries and cartilage disorders in athletes of all ages. I focus on injuries to the knee with special interests in cartilage repair, ligamentous injuries, meniscus injury and disorders of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap). I firmly believe the key to treating you as a patient begins with listening. I strive to have your experience at OrthoWest be a positive one and provide you with the best orthopaedic care available.

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  •  Specializes in Sports Medicine
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Degeneration
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Nebraska Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Nebraska Medical Center

    Completed in 2010

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Atlanta Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Vanderbilt University

    Graduated in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate