Knee arthroplasty, Hip Arthroplasty, Clinical Outcomes, Alignment, Computer and Robotic assisted arthroplasty
Dr DiGiovanni has interests and experience clinical outcomes related to hip and knee arthroplasty. Specifically, he is interested in the alignment of total knee arthroplasty and the use of robotic and computer assisted technology in the field of arthroplasty. He has published and presented numerous peer review papers at national conferences.
Ryan M DiGiovanni, M.D. is a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon in adult reconstructive surgery. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine. His clinical interests include the medical management and surgical treatment of knee and hip arthritis including primary and revision arthroplasty procedures.
Dr. DiGiovanni received his Medical Degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. He completed residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, followed by a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.
Putnam JG, DiGiovanni RM, Mitchell SM, Castañeda P, Edwards SG. Plate Fixation with Cancellous Graft for Scaphoid Nonunion With Avascular Necrosis. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Aug 10. PMID 30104078
Johnson P, DiGiovanni RM, Nguyen T, Isolated Vastus Lateralis Rupture and Repair Using Suture Anchor Technique. Case Report Orthopedics. 2020. PMID 32566342
Putnam JG, Mitchell SM, DiGiovanni RM, Stockwell EL, Edwards SG. Outcomes of Unstable Scaphoid Nonunion With Segmental Defect Treated With Plate Fixation and Autogenous Cancellous Graft. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jun 27. PMID 29958735
Chung A, DiGiovanni RM, Hustedt J, Omscheid N, Chutkan N. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is Associated with Increased Surgical Complication Rates in Elective Spine Surgery. Global Spine J. 2018 Sep; 8(6): 550–556 PMID 6125927
DiGiovanni, RM, et al. A Novel FLT4 Gene Mutation Identified in a Patient with Milroy Disease. Lymphology. 2014 Mar;47(1):44-7. PMID 2510916
Jandova J, Ohlson EC, Torres MR, DiGiovanni RM, Pandit V, Elquza E, Nfonsam VN. Racial Disparities and Socioeconomic Status in the Incidence of Colorectal Cancer in Arizona. American Journal of Surgery. 2015, Sep; PMID 26582247
Aziz H, Pandit V, DiGiovanni RM, Ohlson E, Gruessner AC, Jandova J, Nfonsam VN. Increased Incidence of Early Onset Colorectal Cancer in Arizona: A Comprehensive 15-year Analysis of the Arizona Cancer Registry. J Gastrointest Dig Syst. 2015 Oct;5(5). pii: 345. Epub 2015 Oct 5. PMID: 27559493
Nfonsam VN, Vijayasekaran A, Pandit V, Aziz H, Nzuonkwelle S, Ohlson E, DiGiovanni RM, Jandova J. Patients Diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer in Rural Areas in Arizona Typically Present with Higher Stage Disease. J Gastrointest Dig Syst. 2015 Oct;5(5). pii: 346. Epub 2015 Oct 6. PMID: 27559492