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  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand, Wrist & Elbow
  • Anderson, OH
  • Eastgate, OH
  • Kenwood, OH
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Robert Rhoad, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in treating orthopaedic conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow. He sees patients at OrthoCincy's Cincinnati offices in Anderson and Kenwood.

After completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia, Dr. Rhoad earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he also completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery. He then went on to complete his fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at The Hand Center of San Antonio in Texas before returning to Cincinnati to join Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine.

Dr. Rhoad has co-authored numerous publications, abstracts, and national presentations regarding hand, wrist, and elbow surgery, sports medicine, and care of professional tennis athletes and musicians. He's also been honored repeatedly as a Top Doc by Cincinnati Magazine. He spent 15 years as the Tournament Physician for the ATP and WTA professional tennis players.

His musical background in percussion, piano, and guitar provides Dr. Rhoad with a unique insight into the intricacies of hand and upper extremity function. He is married with three sons and enjoys tennis, skiing, and is involved in his church and local school community.

Dr. Rhoad also proudly serves on the Board of Directors for the Music Resource Center in East Walnut Hills.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: The Hand Center of San Antonio
  • Board Certified

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society
Robert Rhoad, MD

               Hand Appointments             

              Wrist Appointments               

              Elbow Appointments             

           Shoulder Appointments          

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