Ralph T. Zade, M.D.

Ralph T. Zade, M.D.

Request an Appointment

Biography

Ralph Zade, M.D. is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with specialty training in orthopaedic sports medicine. He specializes in:

  • Orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine
  • Minimally-invasive arthroscopic shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle surgery
  • Operative and non-operative treatment of sports injuries
  • Partial and full knee replacement
  • Orthopaedic trauma

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Zade earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan. He received his medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit and was accepted to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. Dr. Zade then completed his orthopaedic surgery internship and residency at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He completed his fellowship training in orthopaedic sports medicine at MedStar Sports Medicine in Baltimore, MD and Washington D.C.

Dr. Zade is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He has extensive training with various levels of athletes including serving as an associate team physician for local high schools, universities, and professional teams including the Baltimore Ravens, Washington Wizards, and Washington Capitals.

Dr. Zade has completed research in various topics including meniscus repair, hip preservation, and ACL repair. He has presented research at local and national meetings and won awards for research in both his residency and fellowship programs.

Areas Of Expertise

Orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine

Minimally invasive arthroscopic shoulder, hip, knee and ankle surgery

Operative and non-operative treatment of sports injuries

Partial and full knee replacement

Orthopaedic trauma

Education

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI - Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude

Medical Degree

Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, MI - Medical Doctorate

Residency

Albany Medical Center Albany, NY

Fellowship

Medstar Sports Medicine Baltimore, MD/Washington, DC

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

American Medical Association

Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society