Dr. Ruff2019-07-25T01:15:21+00:00

Michael E. Ruff, M.D

Doctor-RuffMichael E. Ruff, M.D. is a leading Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital Administrator, Medical Device Consultant and successful investor in new medical device technologies. Dr. Ruff specializes in hand and forearm surgery in Colombus, OH. Surgeons like Dr. Ruff are eager to help patients avoid the risks, downtime and extended rehabilitation periods associated with surgical procedures by offering non-invasive therapies for the hand, like the Carpal Solution Therapy.   The Carpal Solution represents the best first line of defense for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.   Hand Surgery is a good answer for those for whom the Carpal Solution does not work. As Surgeons we are always seeking the least invasive treatment for any ailment.

Dr. Ruff is currently chairman of the Department of Surgery at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, an 800 bed tertiary referral medical center. Riverside Methodist Hospital is OhioHealth’s flagship hospital with over 1200 physicians. Dr. Ruff operates a full time practice of hand surgery, upper extremity surgery and microsurgery, including free tissue transplantation.

Dr. Ruff is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a Fellow at the American Academy of Orthopedic

Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Ruff holds an academic appointment as clinical assistant professor of surgery at Ohio State University.

  • Numb Hands
  • Loss of feeling in finger tips
  • Wrist Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Thumb Pain
  • Dropping Things
  • Loss of Grip Strength
  • Chronic Sleep Loss
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Finger Pain
  • Forearm Pain
  • Clumsiness in Hand
  • Itching Palm
  • Burning Hand Pain
  • Chronic Cold Hands
  • Hands Feel Like Sandpaper
  • Irritability / Brain Fog
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Difficulty buttoning buttons
  • Groggy during the day
  • Elbow Pain

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