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Ryan Gentry, MD
61 ratings, 15 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
120 Healthplex Way
WakeMed Apex Healthplex, Suite 206
Apex, NC 27502
8001 TW Alexander Drive
WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex, Suite 224
Raleigh, NC 27617
222 Ashville Avenue
Suite 20
Cary 27518
3009 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC
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8001 T.W. Alexander Dr Suite 224
222 Ashville Avenue Suite 20
3009 New Bern Avenue

Dr. Ryan D. Gentry is a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Alabama where he graduated summa cum laude. He attended medical school at the University of South Alabama where he graduated at the top of his class. On completion of his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of North Carolina he continued his post graduate training with a Spine Surgery Fellowship at the University of Maryland/R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Gentry has presented research at national and international conferences in addition to having articles published in various medical journals. He treats all disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. He has special interests in complex reconstructions, robotic surgery, and minimally invasive spine surgery.

He currently lives in Raleigh where he enjoys playing golf, traveling, being outdoors, and exploring new restaurants.

Clinical Interests
Degenerative Disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine
Complex Spinal Reconstructions
Disc Replacement Surgery
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Deformity Surgery
Spinal Trauma
Spinal Tumors
Robotic Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Honors and Rewards
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Resident of the Year, WakeMed Department of Orthopaedics
Dean’s Award, University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Dr. Lewis D. Anderson Award of Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery
Michael L. Moore Jr. Memorial Award for the Outstanding Student in Gross Anatomy
Charles Williams Urschel Award in Physiology
Charles M. Baugh Award in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Presidential Scholar, University of Alabama
Distinguished Undergraduate Scholar, University of Alabama
Undergraduate Degree
BS in Biology, Summa Cum Laude, University of Alabama
Medical School
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of North Carolina Hospitals
Spine Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center/ R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
North American Spine Society
International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
AO Spine North America
North Carolina Spine Society
Star Rating

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Overall Provider Rating
4.07 out of 5
61 ratings, 15 reviews

WakeMed Patient - April 2020

Dr. Gentry was very personable and interested in helping me. I feel that I am in good hands under his care.Thankful, [NAME]

WakeMed Patient - April 2020

Great team

WakeMed Patient - April 2020

Dr. Gentry is a very kind and understanding doctor.He is a doctor who really cares about his patients.We need more doctors like him in the medical field for sure.

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

Dr. Gentry pulled up a chair right in front of me . He looked into my eyes and explained my condition and how he would treat it. I really appreciated his personal interaction. He''s a great doctor.

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