Barry A. Ruht, MD


Platelet Rich Plasma requires a doctor who knows what he's doing. Dr. Barry Ruht is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a specialization in PRP therapy.  He is committed to his patients and restoring their active lifestyles.

Your PRP Practitioner

Barry Ruht MD is the Lehigh Valley’s premier PRP doctor. His efforts are directed to high-quality, individualized patient care with expedited accessibility, the latest most sophisticated technology and surgical skills. His staff presents a friendly and professional atmosphere.

Dr. Ruht is fellowship-trained in foot and ankle with advanced training in knee surgeries. He continues to provide upper extremity office treatments and surgeries.

His office includes:
  • Licensed by the state of Pennsylvania as a lab licensed to draw patient’s blood for the PRP procedure
  • His PRP staff includes two certified phlebotomists to draw the patient’s blood
  • In office X-rays for the injured area
  • Ultrasound guided injections for proper placement of the PRP
PRP treatments will be provided to:
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist
  • Knee
  • Foot
  • Ankle
The PRP procedure is performed in the office with local anesthesia and does not require general anesthesia or hospitalization.

Dr. Ruht’s Resume

  • General School Education:

    Malvern Preparatory School – Malvern, PA – Graduated – Salutatorian : 1967

    Undergraduate Education:

    Bachelor of Science – Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA : 1971

    Medical Education:

    Doctor of Medicine – MD – Temple University Medical, Philadelphia, PA : 1975

    Internships:

    Surgical Internship – Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA – Flexible Type Internship : 1976

    Residency:

    Orthopedic Residency: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA : 1980

    Fellowship:

    Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery – University of Pennsylvania Hospital System, Philadelphia, PA : 2004-2005
    University of Pennsylvania Hospital System, Philadelphia, PA

    Academic Appointments:

    Director of Orthopedic Surgery – Westfield Hospital : 2007
    Medical Director – Westfield Surgical Center : 2007
    Member of Board of Directors – Westfield Surgical Center : 2005 – 2013
    Managing Partner – Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Group : 1998 – 2004
    Member of Board of Directors – Fairgrounds Surgical Center : 1991 – 1999

  • Board Certifications:

    American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons : 1981

    In Practice Since:

    1980

    Started Orthopedic Foot, Ankle and Knee Institute:

    2005 to Present.

    Affiliations:

    Fellow – American College of Surgeons
    Fellow – American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
    Member – Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society
    Pennsylvania Medical Society
    American Medical Association
    Lehigh County Medical Society
    Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Association
    Pennsylvania Orthopedic Medical Society
    Eastern Orthopedic Association

    Honors and Awards:

    Physician Recognition Award for Continuing Education requirements have been met and complied with total accumulative CME credits through December 2020.

Our Staff

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