Dr. Ryan DeCoons, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Age 38
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Dr. Ryan DeCoons, MD
After graduating from Princeton University with a degree in Biology, Dr. Ryan DeCoons earned a medical degree from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the UHZ Sports Medicine Institute at Doctor's Hospital in Coral Gables, Florida. During his fellowship, Dr. DeCoons served as an assistant team physician at Florida International University and for the Florida Panthers (NHL), and as a team physician for Miami-Dade Public Schools. Between 2005 and 2009, Dr. DeCoons taught or assisted with various medical courses at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. In 2012, he assisted in teaching introductory orthopaedics to medical students at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University. Between 2008 and 2009, he completed research at the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. DeCoons is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has collaborated on research presented at a variety of orthopaedic society meetings, including the Eastern Orthopaedic Association, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the Orthopaedic Research Society, and the Florida Orthopaedic Society.

4660 Riverside Park Blvd

Macon, GA 31210

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Dr. Ryan DeCoons, MD

Dr. Ryan DeCoons, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • HealthSmart
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Joint Pain
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more than 97% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DeCoons "Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex is an orthopaedic health care facility with a long standing tradition of excellent service in Macon, Georgia. It is our mission to help you to return to your normal life using both current technologies and time-tested techniques, while never compromising personalized care and outstanding service. At Piedmont, relationships matter.

Piedmont brings together experienced professionals from a variety of backgrounds to provide the very best in orthopedic care. With a full-service clinic, surgery center, physical therapy center, and a variety of orthopaedic specialties under one roof, Piedmont is large enough to effectively meet all of your needs but still small enough to maintain a personal touch with each patient. Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex has always been patient driven, and the leadership has striven to offer the latest proven technologies and procedures that allow for less pain and shorter recovery periods for patients. "

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UHZ Sports Medicine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. DeCoons' Reviews

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Dr. DeCoons' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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  • Aetna
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  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
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Hospitals where Dr. DeCoons has admitting privileges

Coliseum Northside Hospital
400 Charter Blvd
Macon, GA 31210
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Coliseum Medical Centers
350 Hospital Dr
Macon, GA 31217
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