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John T. Ruth, MD

Orthopedics – Joints
Former Department Chair
John T. Ruth, MD

Banner - University Medicine
Alvernon Clinic
707 North Alvernon Way, Suite 205
Tucson, AZ 85705

Member of the Graduate Faculty
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Department Chair

Make an appointment: Book via Banner Health or call 520-694-8000.


Background Information

Research Areas
  • Biomaterials
  • Bone Healing
  • Tissue Engineering and Regeneration
Honors and Awards
  • Voted in "Best Doctors in America" 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2103, 2014
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Lifetime Achievement, 2002
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1985-1990
  • Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Service Systems, Shock Trauma Center, Orthopaedic Traumatology, 1990-1991

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1993
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Recertification 2004
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Recertification 2014


MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, 1984

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
PO Box 245064
Tucson, AZ 85724-5064