Scott D. Ruhlman, MD

Hand & Ebow Surgeon

  • Accepting New Patients
  • Virtual Visits Available
  • Available within 1-3 Days


Scott D. Ruhlman, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the care of hand, shoulder, and elbow disorders. He practices fracture care, sports medicine, and joint replacement surgery of the upper and lower extremities.

Dr. Ruhlan grew up in Shoreline, WA, and is happy to be practicing in the Pacific Northwest. Outside of medicine, he enjoys many sports including skiing, golf, running and tennis. His greatest pride is his wonderful wife and lifetime best friend, Mary, who brought into this world the two most wonderful children, Sam and Nola.


Program: MD
Institution: Medical College of Ohio

Program: Residency
Institution: University of Washington Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: Brigham and Women’s Orthopedics

Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Elbow dislocation
  • Elbow procedures
  • Elbow reconstruction
  • Elbow surgery
  • Nerve and bone injury repair
  • Shoulder bicep tendon repair
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder procedures
  • Shoulder reconstruction
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Traumatic tendon


Patient Resources

Your First Appointment

For your first appointment, please:

  • Bring your current valid insurance card
  • Bring a referral authorization from your primary care provider, if your insurance requires
  • Bring a medical history to include all current medications and dosage
  • Bring all previous x-rays, CAT scans, MRI scans, or other test results relating to your medical problem
  • Bring previous medical records relating to current medical problem