Mr. Sebastian Ruggeri, MD, FASSH, FAAOS
Hand Surgeon | Surgery of the Hand3104 E Indian School Rd Suite 200 Phoenix AZ, 85016
Dr. Sebastian Ruggeri is a hand surgeon practicing in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Ruggeri specializes in caring for hand, wrist and forearm problems without the option of surgery unless necessary. Many hand surgeons are also experts in diagnosing and caring for shoulder and elbow problems and tend to suggest non-surgical treatments such as hand therapy or physical therapy.
Education and Training
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine 1979
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS)
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
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Faculty Titles & Positions
- Owner and Operator Affiliated Arm Shoulder & Hand Surgeons in Phoenix, Arizona -
- Patients’ Choice Award 2020
- On-Time Doctor Award 2020
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2020
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Birth Defects
- Dupuytren's Contracture
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Fellow of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (FASSH)
- Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (FAAOS)
- University of Pennsylvania Hospital Hand Surgery 1980
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Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Sebastian Ruggeri, who serves patients in Phoenix, Arizona.
A well-regarded, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Ruggeri is the owner & operator of Affiliated Arm Shoulder & Hand Surgeons in Phoenix, Arizona. His practice is dedicated to navigating the shoals of modern medicine for the benefit of patients.
Locally, he is affiliated with a number of hospitals and outpatient surgery centers, including: Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Scottsdale Memorial – Osborn Hospital, Canyon Surgery Center, St. Joseph Surgery Center, and North Valley Raintree Surgery Center.
Back in the early days of his academic career, Dr. Ruggeri graduated with his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in 1975. As for his postgraduate training, he completed his internship in general surgery at Rhode Island Hospital in 1976, his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in 1980, and his fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in 1980.
With a commitment to excellence, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and surgery of the hand by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.
Maintaining fellowship status, Dr. Ruggeri is a Fellow of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (FASSH) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (FAAOS).
Additionally, he is a member of the Arizona Medical Association and the Maricopa County Medical Society.
Over the years, Dr. Ruggeri has taught medical assistants, physician assistants, medical students, orthopedic residents, and hand fellows. His manifold duties include reconstruction of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. He hopes to develop advanced products and techniques in the fields of orthopedics and hand surgery with the help of the medical industry.
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
Among his numerous accolades, Dr. Ruggeri is the recipient of Patients’ Choice Award (2020), On-Time Doctor Award (2020), and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020).
On a more personal note, he speaks English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
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