Ryan C. DeBlis, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. DeBlis is a board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon who sub specializes in lower extremity surgery of the knee, ankle and foot. He earned his bachelor’s of science degree in Biology with Honors from the University of Massachusetts –Amherst in Amherst, MA. He earned his medical doctorate and completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine and Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. DeBlis completed his lower extremity/foot and ankle fellowship training at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, which was recently named the #1 hospital in the United States for orthopedics by U.S. News and World Report.

Dr. DeBlis is the author of peer review articles, book chapters and presentations involving orthopedics and has directly provided care for a number of high school, collegiate, professional, and Olympic athletes.

APPOINTMENTS

NEW WEST SPORTS MEDICINE & ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY, Kearney, Nebraska

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Adult Reconstruction and Lower Extremity/Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2018-Present

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2017 – Present

CHI GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL/New West Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, Kearney, Nebraska

  • Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Lower Extremity/Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2015-2018
  • Member, Nebraska State Medical Society, 2015 – Present

EDUCATION

HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY, New York, New York

Fellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery, Lower Extremity/Foot and Ankle, 2014-2015

  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), 2009 – Present
  • Member, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), 2014 – Present

DREXEL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Resident Physician, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009 – 2014

  • Member, Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society, 2009 – Present
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2009 – Present

DREXEL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

M.D., Doctor of Medicine, 2009

  • Dean’s List, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Member, Executive Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group (OIG), 2005 – 2009
  • Member, American Medical Student Association (AMSA), 2005 – 2009
  • Member, American Medical Association (AMA), 2005 – Present
  • Member, Executive Board of Surgery Club, 2005 – 2007

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST, Amherst, Massachusetts

B.S., Bachelor of Science in Biology with Honors, emphasis in Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2004

  • Dean’s List, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Recipient, Cum Laude with Departmental Honors
  • Member, Commonwealth College / Honors Program, 2000 – 2004
  • Member, Molecular and Cellular Biology Journal Club, 2002 – 2004
  • Member, Biology Club, 2000 – 2004

LICENSURE

  • New York State Medical License #: 60 274235, 2014 – Present
  • Nebraska State Medical License #: 28122
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) STEP 1 – Pass, March 2007
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) STEP 2 CK – Pass, August 2008
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) STEP 2 CS – Pass, December 2008
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) STEP 3 – Pass, January 2010
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) Part 1, Pass, September, 2014
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) Part 2, Pass, July, 2017

PUBLICATIONS

  • Gao ZL, DeBlis R, Glenn H, Schwartz LM. Differential roles of HIC-5 isoforms in the regulation of cell death and myotube formation during myogenesis. Exp Cell Res. 2007;313(19):4000-14.
  • MacMahon A, Deland J, Do H, Soukup D, Sofka C, Demetracopolous C, and DeBlis R. MRI Evaluation of Achilles Tendon Rotation and Sural Nerve Anatomy: Implications for Percutaneous and Limited-Open Achilles Tendon Repair. Foot Ankle Int. 2016

PPRESENTATIONS

  • Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus, Grand Rounds Conference, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, October 2014
  • Care of Today’s Foot and Ankle Patient, Grand Rounds Conference, Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, NE, February 2015.
  • Achilles Tendinosis, Grand Rounds Conference, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, April 2015
  • Medical Management of Rheumatologic Conditions, Grand Rounds Conference, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, June 2015
  • Evaluation of Achilles Tendon Rotation Relative to the Bimalleolar Axis: An MRI Study, Poster Presentation, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, June 2015
  • Evaluation of Achilles Tendon Rotation Relative to the Bimalleolar Axis: An MRI Study, Poster Presentation, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California, July 2015
  • Arthritis Seminar: Patient Centered Solutions For Knee Pain, Community Seminar, CHI Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, NE, November 2015.

Athletic Sponsorship

  • CHI Health, Official Health Sponsors of Husker Athletics

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