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Dr. Ralph Rynning, MD

Dr. Ralph Rynning, MD

Age 50 Orthopedic Surgery M
(26) 26 reviews
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Dr. Ralph Rynning, MD is a orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA. Dr. Rynning completed a residency at Rothman Inst/Thomas Jefferson U. He currently practices at Scripps Mercy Physician Partners and is affiliated with Alvarado Hospital Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans, including Medicare.


  • Rothman Inst-Thomas Jefferson U, Fellowship Hospital — 2008
  • Rothman Inst/Thomas Jefferson U, Residency Hospital — 2007
  • Thomas Jefferson University, Internship Hospital — 2003
  • Bowdoin College, Undergraduate School — 1994

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Jan 15, 2020
Repaired a massive rotator cuff injury (9 anchors) back in 2016. I have near unlimited use of that shoulder and now at the age of 70 still ski, sail, hike, and hit the gym. I believe that Dr. Rynnings skills have enabled this active lifestyle.
Alan Nowakowdki — Jan 15, 2020
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Dr. Rynning frequently treats the following conditions: Osteoarthritis of Shoulder, Osteoarthritis, and Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear). See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Ralph Rynning, MD is affiliated with Alvarado Hospital Medical Center and Sharp Coronado Hospital.

Dr. Rynning has over 20 years of healthcare experience.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital


  1. Practice

    1. 1
      Scripps Mercy Physician Partners
      5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 286-9480
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      Helix Orthopedics & Sports Medicine / Helix Open MRI
      8860 Center Dr Ste 350, La Mesa, CA 91942 (619) 286-9480
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      Orthopedic Specialists of Coronado
      230 Prospect Pl, Coronado, CA 92118 (619) 286-9480