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Ryan P Roach, MD

Assistant Professor
Wayne Huizenga Professor of Sports Medicine
Director of Quality

Division: Sports Medicine
Clinic Appointments: (352) 273-7001 Academic Office: (352) 273-7017 eAppointment
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About Ryan Roach

Ryan Roach, MD, MS, is an assistant professor in UF Health’s department of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine.

Dr. Roach attended Purchase College for his undergraduate degree prior to earning his master’s degree in cell and molecular biology and medical degree at Tulane University. He then completed his residency at the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, where he served as executive chief resident.

Prior to joining UF Health, Dr. Roach completed his fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at the American Sports Medicine Institute. He is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon and Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.

Dr. Roach earned three peer-selected awards and a research grant during his residency at NYU. During his undergraduate years, he was a member of the Purchase College men’s soccer team, where he earned various athletic awards, including the most valuable player and senior awards during his final season. Dr. Roach has also been active in local and national service organizations, such as NYU’s OrthoFit Challenge for Muscular Dystrophy and Project Sante Total, which provides medical relief to rural communities in Haiti.

Ratings & Reviews

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Comments (23 received)

May 24, 2023
Dr Ryan Roach is is very professional and super caring and top notch in his field. Highly recommended. Is staff is great too.

May 11, 2023
Dr Roach was excellent, listened and cared about trying to help elevate my pain.

May 5, 2023
Dr.Roach is always professional, friendly, and listens carefully your concerns and your thoughts. He makes his patients aware of their health status and what to expect. He is great!

May 5, 2023
Good experience

May 3, 2023

April 27, 2023
Knowledgeable and friendly

April 26, 2023
Dr Roach is great!

April 1, 2023
Went back fr further appts

March 30, 2023
Highly recommend

March 24, 2023
We absolutely LOVE Dr. Roach!

March 222, 2023
All was great

May 13, 2022
Dr. Roach is amazing, I've already suggested him to at least two people.

May 12, 2022
Doc Roach and his entourage are superb!

April 29, 2022
Dr. Roach showed kindness and compassion. He was excellent!

April 21, 2022
I really appreciate dr roach and his assistant for their time, knowledge and patience with all my questions. I  drove 3 hours to see him and it was worth the travel.

April 15, 2022
The trainer and doctor who tended to me where awesome they make the wait time a non issue with their level of care. I would highly recommend them

March 24, 2022
Thank you for not only treating me but for being a concerned and kind in the process

March 20, 2022
UF Health Orthopedic is definitely convenient. It's close by and they already have all of my medical and insurance records on file. I felt as though they really encourage x-rays regardless of whether the patient needs one or not which I thought was odd. But regardless it was a quick and painless experience. Dr. Roach was  very kind and explained my situation thoroughly and with empathy.

March 10, 2022
Dr roach is awesome

March 9, 2022
Love Dr. Roach

March 4, 2022
Dr. Roach is the best!!!!

March 3, 2022

March 2, 2022
Doctor Roach is the most complete and caring specialist that I have ever had an appointment with.

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Clinical Profile


  • Orthopaedic Surgery



  • Sports Medicine


Areas of Interest

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
  • Arthroscopy
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee microfracture surgery
  • Shoulder arthroscopy

Research Profile


Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft Thickness Is a Risk Factor for Graft Failure. A Case-Control Analysis.

Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013). 79(2):72-77. [PMID] 34081882.

1 citation  · PubMed 


  • 2023
    Outcomes of Biceps Tenodesis Variations With Concomitant Rotator Cuff Repair: A Multicenter Database Analysis.
    Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine. 11(6):23259671231180173. [DOI] 10.1177/23259671231180173. [PMID] 37359975.
    PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2023
    Outcomes of young active patients with displaced clavicle fractures treated with Rockwood pin.
    European journal of orthopaedic surgery & traumatology : orthopedie traumatologie. [DOI] 10.1007/s00590-023-03530-0. [PMID] 36995391.
    PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2022
    Arthroscopic treatment for intra-articular fibroma of the tendon sheath in a teenager.
    BMJ case reports. 15(9). [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2022-248887. [PMID] 36150724.
    PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2022
    Management of bipolar shoulder injuries with humeral head allograft in patients with active, uncontrolled seizure disorder: case series and review of literature.
    JSES international. 6(1):132-136. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jseint.2021.09.001. [PMID] 35141687.
    PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2022
    Outcomes of Biceps Tenotomy Versus Tenodesis During Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: An Analysis of Patients From a Large Multicenter Database.
    Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine. 10(7). [DOI] 10.1177/23259671221110851. [PMID] 35859647.
    PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2021
    Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft Thickness Is a Risk Factor for Graft Failure. A Case-Control Analysis.
    Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013). 79(2):72-77. [PMID] 34081882.
    1 citation  | PubMed 
  • 2019
    Microbial colonization of subscapularis tagging sutures in shoulder arthroplasty: a prospective, controlled study.
    Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. 28(10):1848-1853. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jse.2019.04.002. [PMID] 31300367.
    5 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2018
    Bow Hunter's Syndrome in a Patient with a Right Hypoplastic Vertebral Artery and a Dynamically Compressible Left Vertebral Artery.
    Asian journal of neurosurgery. 13(1):133-135. [DOI] 10.4103/1793-5482.181129. [PMID] 29492144.
    3 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2017
    Primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: perioperative considerations and complications.
    The Physician and sportsmedicine. 45(2):165-177. [DOI] 10.1080/00913847.2017.1294012. [PMID] 28276989.
    4 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 
  • 2016
    Cervical disc replacement - emerging equivalency to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
    International orthopaedics. 40(6):1329-34. [DOI] 10.1007/s00264-016-3181-8. [PMID] 27055447.
    8 citations  | PubMed  | Publisher's Site 


  • Fellowship - Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy
    2018-2019 - American Sports Medicine Institute
  • Residency - Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    2013-2018 - NYU Orthopedics
  • Medical School - Doctor of Medicine
    2009-2013 - Tulane University
  • Master of Science - School of Cell and Microbiology
    2008-2009 - Tulane University
  • Bachelor of Science
    2003-2008 - Purchase College - State University of New York

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