Dr. David Ring

Hand Surgery
Boston, MA
32 years experience male

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Hand Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

34 Answers
3 Agrees
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A male asked:
Dr. David Ring
32 years experience Hand Surgery
The : The scaphoid fracture is either healed or it's not. There is no "partial" healing at 8 months. Sometimes you can see a fracture on xray or ct scan, b ... Read More
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Dr. David Ring
32 years experience Hand Surgery
We : We are all wishing and hoping for the answer to arthritis. Since time began many people, both well-meaning and charlatans--have been claiming they ha ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Ring
32 years experience Hand Surgery
"Could : "could it be broke". Did you fall or otherwise have a high-energy injury? If not then, no it cannot be broken. If it feels broken, that is probab ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ring is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ring is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! So this means if the hand that is more sevear takes longer to heal it's normal. Thanks this has taken some worry away that after 3 weeks feeling my middle fingers still...Read More
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As a RA suffer is go news to kniw we are looking for a clue that will lead to a cure. to distract us from our daily pain.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! It always happens to me when I'm outside they tend to turn REALY weird

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Amsterdam Faculty of Medicine
Graduated 2005MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Graduated 1993MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of California - San Diego
Graduated 1989MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of California - San Diego
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital

Awards

Nominee for HMS Excellence in Mentoring Award, Harvard Medical School
Best Clinical Poster,, Orthopaedic Trauma Association
Kilfoyle Award, New England Orthopaedic Society

Affiliations

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
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