Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Florida State University College of Medicine, FL, 2015
Residencies & Internships
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Orthopaedic Surgery, OH, 2020
  • OrthoCarolina, Spinal Surgery, 2021

About Me

Biographical Statement

Ryan J. Berger, M.D., is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon. He completed his residency at Cleveland Clinic, where he trained in a hybrid environment with neurosurgeons and orthopaedic spine surgeons. In this setting, he gained extensive experience in scoliosis surgery, complex deformity and revision. He then completed his spine fellowship at OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center, one of the top programs in the nation. He has multiple peer-reviewed publications and a particular interest in quality improvement and healthcare technology. He is well-trained in a variety of techniques encompassing the entire spine including robotic, navigated, minimally invasive and open surgery.


  • Senior Staff Spine Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics

Care Philosophy

"I understand that surgery, especially spine surgery, is a major life event and can be intimidating for many patients. My goal is to make patients as comfortable as possible in the shared decision-making process by providing ample education, support, non-operative alternatives to care, availability to address their concerns, and compassion for their individual problems."

Research Interests

  • Quality Improvement
  • Healthcare technology
  • Healthcare Economics
  • Deformity/Scoliosis

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society

Videos and Articles

  • Videos
  • Blog Posts

Dr. Ryan Berger, MD | Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Pain After Spine Surgery

Our Approach to Back Surgery

Misconceptions About Back Surgery


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2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202
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19401 Hubbard Dr
Dearborn, MI 48126
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40777 Ann Arbor Rd
Plymouth, MI 48170
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110 E 2nd St
2nd Floor
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
Patient Ratings
Overall Patient Ratings :
4.7 out of 5
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