Orthopaedic Surgeon Ronald Wisneski, M.D. Joins University Physicians Healthcare

Ronald Wisneski, M.D. has joined University Physicians Healthcare and The University of Arizona Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as associate professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery. He will practice at the UPH Clinics at Alvernon, located at Alvernon
Ronald Wisneski, M.D. has joined University Physicians Healthcare and The University of Arizona Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as associate professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery. He will practice at the UPH Clinics at Alvernon, located at Alvernon Way and 5th Street.

Dr. Wisneski is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of adult degenerative, neoplastic, traumatic, metabolic and inflammatory spinal disorders. He performs minimally invasive surgery for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal injuries, as well as general orthopaedics and rehabilitation.

Dr. Wisneski's current clinical research interests revolve around motion sparing technologies such as the artificial disc. His basic science research interests have dealt with the mechanisms and consequences of nerve root compression.

Dr. Wisneski is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of many other professional associations. He completed a fellowship in reconstructive spine surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, his residency at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree at Temple University Medical School.

University Physicians Healthcare is a nonprofit corporation created in 1985 as the medical practice of the physicians of the UA College of Medicine. Together, University Physicians Healthcare, The University of Arizona, UPH Hospital at Kino Campus and University Medical Center combine to care for patients, educate medical students, train young physicians and conduct clinical research. With over 350 physicians and 1,700 staff, UPH is Arizona's largest physicians group. More information on University Physicians Healthcare can be found at www.UPH.org.