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Ronald Alan Summers, MD

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WakeMed Physician Practices - Wake Orthopaedics
 
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Office Location
Orthopaedics - Brier Creek
800 TW Alexander Drive, Suite 224
WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex
Raleigh, NC 27617
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Phone
919-714-7152
Fax
919-714-7155
Office Location
Orthopaedics - Cary
212 Ashville Ave., Suite 30
Cary Medical Park
Cary, NC 27518
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Phone
919-235-0616
Fax
919-235-0610
Office Location
Orthopaedics - Raleigh
3009 New Bern Ave.
WakeMed Raleigh Office
Raleigh, NC 27610
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Phone
919-232-5020
Fax
919-232-5021
Interests
Knee, Pediatric Injuries, Shoulder, Elbow, Sports Medicine
Undergraduate Degree
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Medical School
University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas
Residency
St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco, CA
Fellowship
Hughston Sports Medicine Foundation, Columbus, GA
Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professional Memberships
American Medical Association, North Carolina Medical Society, North Carolina Orthopedic Society and the Wake County Medical Society
Title
Clinical instructor in a physician assistant program
Biography

Dr. Summers is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a fellow of both the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Originally from Del Mar, California, he completed his undergraduate degree at Stanford University, where he played football and rugby. He went on to serve as a research assistant at the University of California-San Diego in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Biochemistry Division, and then attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Following an internship with the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE, Dr. Summers completed the San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Program at St. Mary's Hospital and an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Hughston Sports Medicine Foundation in Columbus, GA.

Dr. Summers is an active member of the American Medical Association, North Carolina Medical Society, North Carolina Orthopedic Society and the Wake County Medical Society. He is the team doctor to Middle Creek High School in Apex, previously served as the team doctor to Enloe High School in Raleigh, and received the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Award for Medical Service to Member Schools in 2009. Dr. Summers also participates in a high school student mentor/job shadow program, the NC State pre-med mentor/job shadow program, and is a clinical instructor in a physician assistant program.

Dr. Summers is an accomplished surgeon with expertise in arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, knee, hip, elbow and ankle. Dr. Summers performs total knee replacements, as well as partial or unicompartmental knee replacements. He cares for a variety of orthopedic conditions and feels well suited to care for all patients, from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Honors and Rewards
North Carolina High School Athletic Association Award for Medical Service to Member Schools
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