- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Hand, Wrist & Elbow
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
Wellington's Cincinnati offices in Anderson and Kenwood. He is the President
and CEO of Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine.
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.
In addition to his
certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Rhoad is also
a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for
Surgery of the Hand, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
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
Dr. Rhoad also proudly
serves on the Board of Directors for the Music Resource Center in East Walnut