Dr. Ralph Salvagno

Orthopedic Surgery
Hagerstown, MD
39 years experience

Locations

Office

Hagerstown, MD

Address

11110 Medical Campus Rd, suite 103, Hagerstown, MD
Directions

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About

Bio

Dr. Salvagno specializes in the joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder. He is the founding partner of the Center for Joint Surgery and Sports Medicine and Medical Director and Founder of the Center for Joint Replacement at Meritus Medical Center, both located in Hagerstown Maryland. Dr. Salvagno also serves as Orthopaedic Liaison to the Trauma Program at Meritus. Dr. Salvagno has performed over 5000 joint replacement operations and is a fellow of American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

102 Answers
47 Agrees
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Neck vs shoulder: Symptoms of hand pain are often are a result of pressure on a nerve. This can be originating in the neck or perhaps at the elbow. The pinky and ring f ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Spur or meniscus: Popping on the medial side of your knee most likely represents the ligament riding over a prominence of the bone (bone spur-?Early arthritis) or from ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Small pillow: One way is to place a small pillow or rolled up towel across the bottom of your back when sitting in a couch or chair. . Push back against the pillow/ ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Salvagno is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Salvagno is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1982MD

Affiliations

Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown Maryland
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