Barry A. Ruht, MD
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.
His office includes:
- Licensed by the state of Pennsylvania as a lab licensed to draw patient's blood for regenerative procedures
- His PRP staff is trained 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 regenerative 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 Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member - Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Pennsylvania Medical Society
American Medical Association
Lehigh County Medical Society
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Eastern Orthopaedic Association
Honors and Awards:
Physician Recognition Award for Continuing Education requirements have been met and complied with total accumulative CME credits through December 2024.