Ryan Harrison

Ryan Harrison, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Appointments: (614) 293-2663

About Me

As an orthopedic surgeon, I enjoy taking care of patients with a wide variety of musculoskeletal issues. I work hard to ensure my skills are used to give patients an excellent experience during their time at The Ohio State University. Orthopedic trauma is a special interest of mine, and my area of fellowship training. I enjoy working with patients who have fractures at all stages of treatment, from acute injuries to more chronic issues such as malunions (fractures that have not healed) and nonunions (fractures that have healed incorrectly). My goal is to engage patients in their care. I believe that patients who actively participate in their care often have better outcomes.

It’s very rewarding for me to watch my patients as they go through the rehabilitation process. I enjoy seeing the positive results of our treatments and guiding each person on their journey back to health.

I enjoy working at The Ohio State University because we have a strong sense of community and a seemingly endless number of opportunities. It is a truly unique and special thing to be a part of this family.

When I’m not working, I like to spend my free time enjoying the outdoors and traveling when I’m able. I am also an Ohio High School Athletic Association basketball official.


  • OSUWMC Housestaff Citizenship Award, 2013
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Candidate, Resident and Fellow Committee, 2012 - 2014

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Education, Medical, Graduate
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
  • Fractures, Ununited
  • Hip Fractures
  • Multiple Trauma
  • Fractures, Malunited
  • Fractures, Bone
  • Orthopedics
  • Intra-Articular Fractures

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

Indiana University School of Medicine


Orthopaedic Surgery
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2010 - 6/30/2014


Orthopaedic Surgery
Grant Medical Center
8/1/2014 - 7/31/2015

More About My Work


190 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.7
  • Listens Carefully 4.7
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.6
  • Knows My Medical History 4.5
  • Shows Respect 4.7
  • Time Spent Together 4.6

37 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 01, 2018

Knowledgeable, attentive.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2018

Dr. Harrison answered my questions and was attentive and respectful. He allowed me timeto ask questions which he answered thoroughly. His Intern was exceptional in his care and willingness to answer all my many questions.

Reviewed on Aug 05, 2018

Very good and very professional.

Reviewed on Aug 05, 2018

He was thorough and explained everything completely.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2018

Very caring doctor!!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2018

delayed because he was on surgery, but quick once he arrived. Not an issue.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2018

When I left this office I understood the exact procedure of my knee repair. I was not as scared as I was. The doctor clear up my Frankenstein ideal of knee replacement.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2018

Great = very attentive M.D. He appeared to care for my medical needs.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2018

All good!

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2018

Dr. Harrison is a wonderful surgeon. He did both of my knees and I feel wonderful. It is nice to be able to walk without pain. I would recommend him to everyone.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Harrison has reported no relationships with companies or entities.