Ryan C. Zitzke, MD

Orthopedic Surgery


Ryan Zitzke, MD, specializes in trauma and fracture care as well as joint reconstruction. He attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia and completed his residency at the University of Florida in Jacksonville and an orthopedic trauma fellowship at Grant Medicial Center in Columbus, Ohio. He and his wife, Caroline, have three children.

Our Vision: To be known for clinical excellence and remembered for compassionate care.


Education and training

Specialty Orthopedic Surgery

EducationUniversity of South Carolina School of Medicine

ResidencyUniversity of Florida at Jacksonville

FellowshipGrant Medical Center

Our affiliate system

Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, serving more than 1.2 million patients annually. Our 30,000 team members are dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of you and your family. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will be rebranded at a later date and will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine.

Our promise is to: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

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Palmetto Health is becoming Prisma Health. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is part of Prisma Health.