Ryan Schmucker

Ryan Schmucker, MD

  • Plastic Surgery - Hand
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Physician

Accepting new patients

4.8 out of 5
  • 132 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 48 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

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About Me

The hand is a visual and functional marvel that is crucial for maintaining independence in our day-to-day lives. As a plastic surgeon who specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, I strive to restore form and function to my patients.

During each patient encounter, I treat everyone with dignity, respect and kindness. In order to understand how I can best partner with my patients and individualize the care I provide, I take the time to get to know each one so that I can better grasp their problem in the context of their daily life. The opportunity to see my patients return to doing the work and activities they love is one of the most rewarding parts of my job.

In addition to treating patients, I enjoy teaching and mentoring the next generation of doctors and surgeons here at The Ohio State University. Our surgeons, fellows and residents offer truly exceptional care to our patients, and it is a privilege to work as a part of this team.

In my free time, I enjoy staying active and being outdoors, playing basketball, baseball and golf, as well as traveling, cooking and spending time with my wonderful family. I also have a passion for global surgery and have participated in surgical mission trips to Kenya, Peru, Nicaragua and Mexico.
Highlights
  • Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Surgeon on Operation Smile mission trips to Nicaragua and Mexico
  • Resident Excellence in Teaching Award, Southern Illinois University Department of Surgery, 2014-2016

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Surgical Procedures, Operative
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand Injuries
  • Microsurgery
  • Fractures, Bone
  • Orthopedics
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Quadriplegia
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Arm Injuries
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Radius Fractures

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
MD
8/4/2008 - 5/25/2012

Residency

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

7/1/2012 - 6/30/2018

Fellowship

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

8/1/2018 - 7/31/2019

Academic Information

My Department

Plastic Surgery

My Division

Plastic Surgery

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

132 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 09, 2021

    Doctor was kind and honest

  • Reviewed on Aug 03, 2021

    All good

  • Reviewed on Aug 02, 2021

    He was awesome

  • Reviewed on Jul 31, 2021

    Was rather short only checked the x-ray and told me that's it's healing and that's all that really needed to be done. Was thorough but seemed rushed.

  • Reviewed on Jul 08, 2021

    Listen, knew what I was explaining.

  • Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

    All good.

  • Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

    no bad experience all very positive and confident that he could fix my issue

  • Reviewed on Jun 12, 2021

    he is vey good and cares about his patients very good doctor

  • Reviewed on May 27, 2021

    good

  • Reviewed on May 07, 2021

    Lots of attention with them towards me.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/01/2020, Dr. Schmucker has reported no relationships with companies or entities.