• Edgewood, KY
  • Florence, KY

Dr. R. Michael Greiwe is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder & elbow surgery. He specializes in shoulder replacement, instability & labral tears,  rotator cuff pathology, Tommy John surgery, and advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques for sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. Dr. Greiwe is the Director of Orthopaedic Research at OrthoCincy and has ongoing research in the areas of Tommy John surgery, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, total shoulder arthroplasty, hemiarthroplasty and fractures of the shoulder. Dr. Greiwe sees patients at our Edgewood and Florence locations.


  • Bachelor of Arts – University of Notre Dame
  • Medical Degree – University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Fellowship – Columbia University
  • Board Certified – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Trained with the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees, Dr. Chris Ahmad
  • KY Medical License
  • OH Medical License
  • IN Medical License
  • Director of Orthopaedic Research at OrthoCincy
  • Consultant to an NIH Grant on Tendon Research & Development
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare
  • The Christ Hospital 
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital 
  • Mercy Health – The Jewish Hospital
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Team Physician for:

  • Covington Catholic High School

Trained with the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees, Dr. Chris Ahmad

  • Authored more than 25 articles and book chapters related to Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Medicine
  • Lectures Nationally, and has won numerous awards for Outstanding Research in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • He has ongoing research in the areas of Tommy John Surgery, Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Hemiarthroplasty, and Fractures of the Shoulder
  • Developed the "Rotator Cuff Sparing Approach for Total Shoulder Replacement"
  • Finalist for the Cincinnati Business Courier's "Health Care Heroes Innovator Award" for his work in research & advanced surgical techniques, 2014
  • Finalist for the "2018 Health Care Heroes Entrepreneur Award" for his work with OrthoLive (Telemedicine)
  • Legacy Leadership Award for Health Care, 2014
  • Serves as the Editor of the textbook: "Shoulder & Elbow Trauma and its Complications," published by Elsevier in 2015
  • Cincinnati Magazine: Named "Top Doctor" 2014 - 2023
  • Enjoys spending time with his wife & five children
  • Running
  • Coaching
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
R. Michael Greiwe; LESLEY J. ALLEN, APRN
Lesley Allen, APRN
R. Michael Greiwe; Renee Rogers, , MSN, APRN, CNOR, FNP-C
Renee Rodgers, MSN, APRN