Dr. Ryan G. Molli, D.O.


Dr. Ryan G. Molli is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in adult reconstruction/total joint replacement surgery. He is originally from Pennsylvania where he graduated Cum Laude from Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA with a degree in Pre-Medicine/Sports Medicine. He then went on to receive is Doctor of Osteopathy degree (D.O.) from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) in Erie, PA. While in medical school he also worked part-time as a certified athletic trainer (A.T.,C.) for four years.

Upon graduating from medical school, Dr. Molli then completed an Osteopathic Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Madison Heights, MI under the direction of Dr. Christopher B. Najarian. During his chief residency year, Dr. Molli received the Simon Simonian Orthopedic Resident of the Year Award. He also was awarded first place in the nation for a research paper he completed during his residency at the annual American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in San Francisco, CA in the fall of 2010.

Dr. Molli completed an AO Trauma Fellowship in Grenoble, France in the winter of 2009. During his AO Fellowship, he learned several valuable and unique techniques in the field of orthopaedic trauma, arthroscopic ligamentous reconstruction, arthroplasty, and osteotomies. While in Grenoble he had the privilege of training under Professor Dominique Saragaglia, the developer and first surgeon to ever perform a Computer-Navigated Total Knee Replacement.

Dr. Molli has been involved in several research projects and has been published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Arthroplasty and also wrote a chapter in a Sports Medicine Textbook. He has also presented several research projects/posters at several annual national and local conferences including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), Mid-America Orthopaedic Association (MAOA), Michigan Orthopaedic Society (MOS), and the Providence Hospital Research Day.

Dr. Molli is currently completing an Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Replacement Fellowship in Columbus, OH under the direction of world renowned Drs. Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr. and Keith R. Berend. During his Fellowship, Dr. Molli has been trained in several distinct surgical techniques including: the Anterior Supine Intermuscular (ASI) Total Hip, which is a minimally invasive technique; Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty/Replacement (UKA); Minimally-Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty/Replacement (TKA); Patient-Specific Total Knee Arthroplasty; Complex revision/infection management in total joints; as well as many other valuable techniques.

Dr. Molli's CV

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