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As a hand surgeon in Durham, Dr. David Ruch offers surgical and non-surgical care for conditions affecting the hand, wrist, fingers, forearm, elbow and shoulder.

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He's done 3 elbow surgeries including 2 Ucl reconstructions only reason for two is because I have seizures and tore the first one. He did my lower ucl on the same arm at my thumb. He is honestly the best dr I've ever been to

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Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. David S. Ruch is accepting new patients at this office.


2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC 27710

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Hand Surgery & Orthopedic Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Multi Specialty
Health System Duke Health
Languages Spoken

Insurance Accepted  

Please contact the doctor’s office to inquire about insurance.

About Dr. Ruch
Dr. Ruch


Dr. David Ruch graduated from Wake Forest Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1988 before completing a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Bowman Gray/Baptist Medical Center (North Carolina) from 1988 to 1993. He then completed a fellowship in Hand, Microvascular, and Upper Extremity Surgery at Duke University Medical Center from 1993 to 1994.

Dr. Ruch has one office in North Carolina where he specializes in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery.


Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Bowman Gray/Baptist Medical Center (North Carolina)
    Residency in Orthopedic Surgery • 1988 - 1993


  • Duke University Medical CenterDurham, North Carolina
    Fellowship in Hand, Microvascular, and Upper Extremity Surgery • 1993 - 1994

Hospital Affiliations

  • Duke University Medical Center

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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