icon-physicians-largeRyan D. Klinefelter, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dr. Klinefelter is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand surgery with an emphasis on complex hand and wrist injuries. He received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and later attended medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio.  Following graduation, he stayed at OSU where he completed both his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery.  After practicing for several years as a general orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Klinefelter completed a hand surgery fellowship at the Indiana Hand Center in Indianapolis, IN.

Dr. Klinefelter holds privileges at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s, Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital, and the New Albany Surgery Center.  He currently is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Columbus Orthopaedic Society.

  • Board Certification
    American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Undergraduate
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; B.A. in Chemistry
  • Medical School
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH; M.D.
  • Residency
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship
    The Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, IN; Hand Surgery

Ratings and Comments

4.4 out of 5 (7 comments)


I like Dr.Klinefelter very much. He did a great job on my hands, and I am very grateful.


Dr. Kleinfelter was amazing! He has a pleasant disposition. My surgery was pretty much pain free. I’m very happy with the results. I highly recommend him.


I was so pleased by my treatment. Dr. Klinefelter is very knowledgeable and efficient. His diagnosis and treatment were spot on. I had surgery in the New Albany center and was impressed at how timely it was. The facility was so clean and the staff was great. My hand is healing up really well.


I use to see Dr Klinefelter when he was at Ohio State University. I was happy to see him again for my hand consultation.


I have been to Ortho Neuro in the past for foot issues and all of my experiences have been pleasant..


I was called from waiting room to the exam room BEFORE my actual time. What a pleasant surprise.


Dr. Klinefelter is an amazing surgeon! I feel so fortunate that I am his patient.
Also Kirby is a wonderful gentle soul! He was so kind to me!
Theresa was very helpful and kind as well!

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