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:
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
Bachelor of Science – Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA : 1971
Doctor of Medicine – MD – Temple University Medical, Philadelphia, PA : 1975
Surgical Internship – Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA – Flexible Type Internship : 1976
Orthopedic Residency: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA : 1980
Fellowship in Foot & Ankle Surgery – University of Pennsylvania Hospital System, Philadelphia, PA : 2004-2005
University of Pennsylvania Hospital System, Philadelphia, PA
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
American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons : 1981
In Practice Since:
Started Orthopedic Foot, Ankle and Knee Institute:
2005 to Present.
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.